Table 1—

Patient demographics and inpatient insulin regimens

Study patients (n = 88)Control patients (n = 98)
Mean age years (range)57 (19–86)59 (24–87)
Female sex (%)6358
Type 2 diabetic (%)9593
Mean duration of diabetes (years)10.414.6
Newly diagnosed diabetes (%)109
Inpatient therapy
No diabetic therapy (%)216
Oral agent (%)3037
NPH and regular insulin (%)6832
Combination NPH/Regular and oral agent (%)015
Sliding-scale regular (%)0100