Table 3—

Effect of an insulin injection regimen on the rate of glucose change

Type 1 diabetic groups
Type 2 diabetic groups
RegularFastLongRegularFastLong
Number of patients3331525710
Finger-prick blood glucose
    Before lunch
        Number of data points11913724892341
        Mean ± SD−0.34 ± 0.87−0.36 ± 1.04−0.60 ± 1.42−0.37 ± 0.80−0.60 ± 0.78−0.17 ± 0.93
    After lunch
        Number of data points11713022832335
        Mean ± SD0.34 ± 0.890.44 ± 1.080.21 ± 0.850.29 ± 1.040.49 ± 1.030.31 ± 0.88
    Before dinner
        Number of data points12412116862333
        Mean ± SD−0.24 ± 0.90−0.23 ± 0.84−0.15 ± 0.39−0.08 ± 0.70−0.04 ± 0.62−0.14 ± 0.56
    After dinner
        Number of data points10810116721632
        Mean ± SD0.17 ± 0.990.20 ± 1.010.40 ± 0.970.37 ± 0.920.54 ± 0.650.22 ± 0.77
Biographer interstitial glucose
    Before lunch
        Number of data points246292451665768
        Mean ± SD−0.24 ± 1.28−0.35 ± 1.19−0.20 ± 1.51−0.33 ± 1.19−0.41 ± 0.98−0.33 ± 1.32
    After lunch
        Number of data points258309441665364
        Mean ± SD0.45 ± 1.260.50 ± 1.310.24 ± 1.490.35 ± 1.200.49 ± 1.190.36 ± 0.97
    Before dinner
        Number of data points248273441764871
        Mean ± SD−0.24 ± 1.12−0.18 ± 1.200.11 ± 0.980.05 ± 1.24−0.11 ± 1.15−0.01 ± 0.94
    After dinner
        Number of data points252256391755256
        Mean ± SD0.15 ± 1.390.31 ± 1.250.07 ± 1.030.24 ± 1.270.58 ± 1.410.45 ± 1.41
  • Rate of change results are in units of mg · dl−1 · min−1.