Table 1

Baseline characteristics

Real-time CGMControlP
n6361
Admission reason (patients in category)
    Respiratory failure15 (24)13 (21)
    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation12 (19)15 (25)
    Sepsis/septic shock13 (20)12 (20)
    Heart failure8 (13)11 (18)
    Neurological disease/coma9 (14)4 (7)
    Pulmonary embolism3 (5)3 (5)
    Gastrointestinal bleeding/acute liver failure3 (5)2 (4)
History of diabetes12 (19)12 (20)1
Age (years)58 ± 1562 ± 160.168
Sex (female/male)(20/43)(26/35)0.265
BMI (kg/m2)27.1 ± 5.126.6 ± 3.80.501
SAPS II59 ± 1658 ± 170.891
SOFA score11.4 ± 3.810.82 ± 3.90.400
Baseline glucose value (mg/dl)138.0 ± 21.4140.8 ± 23.10.465
Baseline blood pH7.39 ± 0.087.37 ± 0.110.280
Baseline lactate1.32 ± 0.491.49 ± 1.070.260
Fluid balance (ml, study period)6,475 (2,585–8,943)5,356 (1,183–9,440)0.567
Baseline systolic blood pressure (mmHg)124 ± 24123 ± 220.881
Baseline diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)62 ± 1260 ± 110.272
Baseline norepinephrine dose (μg · kg−1 · min−1)0.12 ± 0.080.15 ± 0.160.956
  • Data are n (%), means ± SD, or median (interquartile range), unless otherwise stated.