Table 1—

Demographic characteristics and SMBG frequency of the participants

Type 1 diabetesType 2 diabetes
n9070
Average age (years)40.7 ± 11.250.2 ± 8.0
Sex (% male)4339
Caucasian/African American/Hispanic/Native American (%)96/3/1/071/27/0/2
BMI (kg/m2)25.3 ± 4.436.3 ± 9.2
Duration of diabetes (years)20.0 ± 10.712.2 ± 8.5
Insulin (units · kg−1 · day−1)0.48 ± 0.260.56 ± 0.25
A1C (%)7.6 ± 1.28.8 ± 2.0
Number of SH episodes in the last year (average per person)1.30.3
Percent of subjects who experienced at least one SH in the past year (%)3610
SMBG readings per day during the study5.4 ± 2.33.5 ± 0.8
  • Data are means ± SD, unless otherwise indicated.