Table 2

Changes from baseline at week 24 in DSQOLS scores, BMI, and waist circumference by the allocated treatment group (ITT analysis)

Carbohydrate counting (n = 28)Control subjects (n = 28)P value
DSQOLS scores
 Social relations2 (−2.5 to 3.5)0 (−1.5 to 5)0.993
 Leisure-time flexibility−0.5 (−2 to 1)0 (−2 to 3)0.413
 Physical complaints2 (0–4.5)2 (−0.5 to 5)0.483
 Worries about future1 (−1 to 4)0 (−1.5 to 3)0.466
 Diet restrictions5.5 (0.5–8.5)0 (−2 to 3.5)0.008
 Daily hassles1.5 (−2.5 to 6)2 (−1.5 to 3.5)0.488
 Fears about hypoglycemia0.5 (−2 to 7.5)1 (−5.5 to 5.5)0.643
BMI (kg/m2)−0.32 (−0.65 to 0)0.15 (0–0.40)0.003
Waist circumference (cm)−1 (−2 to 0)0 (0–2)0.002
  • Data are presented as median with the interquartile range in parentheses.