Table 2—

Incidence of severe hypoglycemia requiring NHS resource use

Type of diabetesTreatment modalityIncidence
Type 1Insulin11.5 (9.4–13.6)
Type 2Insulin11.8 (9.5–14.1)
Type 2Sulphonylurea tablets0.9 (0.6–1.3)
Type 2Metformin or diet0.05 (0.01–0.2)
  • Data are events expressed per 100 patient-years (95% CI).