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Table 5 Mean HbA1c levels with 95% confidence intervals in groups of people with types 1 or 2 diabetes who have had (or have not had) hypoglycemia events requiring emergency medical services. b) Secretagogues e.g. sulfonylureas and glinides

From: Temporal changes in frequency of severe hypoglycemia treated by emergency medical services in types 1 and 2 diabetes: a population-based data-linkage cohort study

  Severe hypoglycemia June 1997–May 1998 January 2011–December 2012
Number of people Mean HbA1c (95% CI) Number of people Mean HbA1c (95% CI)
Type 1 No 908 7.93 (7.76–8.10) 1671 9.19 (5.45–12.93)
Yes 69 7.77 (7.29–8.25) 182 9.00 (5.76–12.23)
Type 2 b) No 2800 7.16 (7.08–7.23) 4772 7.93 (4.81–11.05)
Yes 23 8.00 (7.10–8.91) 47 7.60 (4.72–10.48)
Insulin No 835 8.23 (8.09–8.37) 3390 8.86 (5.16–12.56)
Yes 66 7.87 (7.47–8.28) 183 8.49 (4.97–12.02)
All diabetes No 8495 7.19 (7.14–7.24) 20,953 7.67 (4.21–11.13)
Yes 160 7.85 (7.57–8.14) 454 8.47 (4.98–11.95)