Skip to main content

Table 2 Measures of blood glucose control

From: Accuracy and limitations of continuous glucose monitoring using spectroscopy in critically ill patients

Number of measurements 484
Blood glucose level - mg/dL (median (IQR)) 130.3 (113.0 to 147.3)
Blood glucose level - mg/dL (mean ± SD) 134.3 ± 35.0
Number of measurements per patient (median, IQR) 6 (4 to 9)
Severe hypoglycemia < 40 mg/dL - measurements, number (%) 0
Severe hypoglycemia < 40 mg/dL - patients, number (%) 0
Mild hypoglycemia < 75 mg/dL - measurements, number (%) 8 (1.7%)
Mild hypoglycemia < 75 mg/dL - patients, number (%) 5 (7.0%)
Mild hyperglycemia > 150 mg/dL - measurements, number (%) 110 (22.7%)
Mild hyperglycemia > 150 mg/dL - patients, number (%) 36 (50.7%)
Severe hyperglycemia > 180 mg/dL - measurements, number (%) 42 (8.7%)
Severe hyperglycemia > 180 mg/dL - patients, number (%) 13 (18.3%)
  1. Data consider the period of the study to be from when the OptiScanner® was connected.