Table 6.4

Classification of hypoglycemia

Glycemic criteria/description
Level 1Glucose <70 mg/dL (3.9 mmol/L) and ≥54 mg/dL (3.0 mmol/L)
Level 2Glucose <54 mg/dL (3.0 mmol/L)
Level 3A severe event characterized by altered mental and/or physical status requiring assistance for treatment of hypoglycemia
  • Reprinted from Agiostratidou et al. (51).