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Table 1—

Characteristics of the women with type 1 diabetes treated with insulin lispro and regular insulin

Insulin lispro (n = 36)Regular insulin (n = 33)P
Age (years) 30.0 ± 4.4 30.6 ± 4.7 0.60 
Duration of diabetes (years) 16.5 ± 7.9 14.7 ± 6.2 0.25 
Prepregnancy BMI (kg/m224.9 ± 4.5 24.6 ± 3.5 0.97 
Parity (%)   0.42 
 Nulliparous 22 (61.1) 15 (45.5)  
 Uniparous 9 (25.0) 12 (36.4)  
 Multiparous 5 (13.9) 6 (18.2)  
Smokers (%) 6 (16.7) 8 (24.2) 0.55 
Preconception counseling (%) 20 (55.6) 17 (51.5) 1.0 
Coexisting conditions (%)    
 Chronic hypertension 5 (13.9) 4 (12.1) 1.0 
 Preeclampsia 7 (19.4) 4 (12.1) 0.41 
Pregnancy-induced hypertension (%) 5 (13.9) 5 (15.2) 1.0 
Blood pressure (mmHg)    
 Maximum systolic (first trimester) 123 ± 13 121 ± 13 0.58 
 Maximum diastolic (first trimester) 77 ± 9 74 ± 11 0.39 
 Maximum systolic (second trimester) 128 ± 20 124 ± 14 0.86 
 Maximum diastolic (second trimester) 77 ± 12 74 ± 11 0.29 
 Maximum systolic (third trimester) 142 ± 24 142 ± 27 0.77 
 Maximum diastolic (third trimester) 87 ± 13 84 ± 14 0.26 
Caesarean section 30 (83.3) 22 (66.7) 0.16 
Insulin dosage (IU)    
 At the beginning of pregnancy 53 ± 15 47 ± 13 0.08 
 At the end of pregnancy 70 ± 28 65 ± 21 0.51 
Insulin lispro (n = 36)Regular insulin (n = 33)P
Age (years) 30.0 ± 4.4 30.6 ± 4.7 0.60 
Duration of diabetes (years) 16.5 ± 7.9 14.7 ± 6.2 0.25 
Prepregnancy BMI (kg/m224.9 ± 4.5 24.6 ± 3.5 0.97 
Parity (%)   0.42 
 Nulliparous 22 (61.1) 15 (45.5)  
 Uniparous 9 (25.0) 12 (36.4)  
 Multiparous 5 (13.9) 6 (18.2)  
Smokers (%) 6 (16.7) 8 (24.2) 0.55 
Preconception counseling (%) 20 (55.6) 17 (51.5) 1.0 
Coexisting conditions (%)    
 Chronic hypertension 5 (13.9) 4 (12.1) 1.0 
 Preeclampsia 7 (19.4) 4 (12.1) 0.41 
Pregnancy-induced hypertension (%) 5 (13.9) 5 (15.2) 1.0 
Blood pressure (mmHg)    
 Maximum systolic (first trimester) 123 ± 13 121 ± 13 0.58 
 Maximum diastolic (first trimester) 77 ± 9 74 ± 11 0.39 
 Maximum systolic (second trimester) 128 ± 20 124 ± 14 0.86 
 Maximum diastolic (second trimester) 77 ± 12 74 ± 11 0.29 
 Maximum systolic (third trimester) 142 ± 24 142 ± 27 0.77 
 Maximum diastolic (third trimester) 87 ± 13 84 ± 14 0.26 
Caesarean section 30 (83.3) 22 (66.7) 0.16 
Insulin dosage (IU)    
 At the beginning of pregnancy 53 ± 15 47 ± 13 0.08 
 At the end of pregnancy 70 ± 28 65 ± 21 0.51 

Data are means ± SD or n (%).

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