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TABLE 6.4

Classification of hypoglycemia

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

Reprinted from Agiostratidou G, Anhalt H, Ball D, et al. Diabetes Care 2017;40:1622–1630.

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