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Table 1—

Demographic characteristics and SMBG frequency of the participants

Type 1 diabetesType 2 diabetes
n 90 70 
Average age (years) 40.7 ± 11.2 50.2 ± 8.0 
Sex (% male) 43 39 
Caucasian/African American/Hispanic/Native American (%) 96/3/1/0 71/27/0/2 
BMI (kg/m225.3 ± 4.4 36.3 ± 9.2 
Duration of diabetes (years) 20.0 ± 10.7 12.2 ± 8.5 
Insulin (units · kg−1 · day−10.48 ± 0.26 0.56 ± 0.25 
A1C (%) 7.6 ± 1.2 8.8 ± 2.0 
Number of SH episodes in the last year (average per person) 1.3 0.3 
Percent of subjects who experienced at least one SH in the past year (%) 36 10 
SMBG readings per day during the study 5.4 ± 2.3 3.5 ± 0.8 
Type 1 diabetesType 2 diabetes
n 90 70 
Average age (years) 40.7 ± 11.2 50.2 ± 8.0 
Sex (% male) 43 39 
Caucasian/African American/Hispanic/Native American (%) 96/3/1/0 71/27/0/2 
BMI (kg/m225.3 ± 4.4 36.3 ± 9.2 
Duration of diabetes (years) 20.0 ± 10.7 12.2 ± 8.5 
Insulin (units · kg−1 · day−10.48 ± 0.26 0.56 ± 0.25 
A1C (%) 7.6 ± 1.2 8.8 ± 2.0 
Number of SH episodes in the last year (average per person) 1.3 0.3 
Percent of subjects who experienced at least one SH in the past year (%) 36 10 
SMBG readings per day during the study 5.4 ± 2.3 3.5 ± 0.8 

Data are means ± SD, unless otherwise indicated.

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