Table 2—

Hypoglycemia detection and false-alarm rates with varying “alarm” settings for reference glucose ≤60 mg/dl

Alarm setting (mg/dl)Sensitivity/false-alarm rate
GW2BCGMS originalCGMS modified
6023/51%36/63%49/58%
8059/67%67/68%84/64%
10084/80%85/76%100/75%
12092/85%91/83%100/84%
  • * False-alarm rate provides the percentage of time at each alarm setting that when the device would alarm the actual serum glucose would be >60 mg/dl.