TABLE 1

The frequency of hypoglycemic events

Median number of events (%-iles)/4 weeks/patient
ControlPre-islet transplant
From record sheets
n10023
 Glucose values 2.5–2.9 mmol/l2 (1.0–4.0)3 (2–5)
 Glucose values <2.5 mmol/l1 (0.0–3.0)2 (1–5)*
 Severe hypoglycemic reactions0 (0–0)1 (0–2)
Median number of events (%-iles)/month/patient
ControlPre-islet transplant
From questionnaire
n10048
 Number of reactions (glucose values <3 mmol/l)4 (1.0–8.0)13 (6.5–20.8)
 Hypoglycemic reactions for which outside help was provided0 (0–0)1 (0.0–2.8)
  • *

    * P = 0.02;

  • P < 0.001. %-iles, 25th to 75th interquartile range.