Table 1

Factors contributing to inpatient hypoglycemia in older adults with diabetes

Medications: insulin, sulfonylureas, glinides, quinolones
Intensive glycemic control
Inappropriate insulin dosing and medication errors
Poor coordination of insulin administration and food delivery
Interruption of enteral nutrition or parenteral nutrition infusion
Hypoglycemia unawareness
Renal insufficiency
Liver failure
Severe illness, sepsis
Dementia
Frailty
Medical and surgical procedures