Table 1

Patient and disease characteristics

All patients (n=633)T1DM (n=142)T2DM (n=491)
Age, median (range)65 (18–92)46 (18–82)68 (30–92)
Sex, n (%)
 Female319 (50)79 (56)240 (49)
 Male314 (50)63 (44)251 (51)
Years with diabetes, mean (SD)15.2 (9.3)18.6 (12.1)14.2 (8.0)
Years on insulin, mean (SD)10.0 (9.0)17.9 (12.2)7.7 (6.1)
HbA1c, mmol/mol, mean (SD)58.0 (11.8)59.3 (12.6)57.7 (11.5)
HbA1c, %, mean (SD)7.5 (1.3)7.3 (1.2)7.6 (1.4)
Checks blood glucose levels, n (%)
 Yes618 (98)141 (99)477 (97)
 No12 (2)1 (1)11 (2)
 Missing3 (0)0 (0)3 (1)
Method of diabetes treatment, n (%)
 Insulin – short-acting323 (51)103 (73)220 (45)
 Insulin – long-acting444 (70)79 (56)365 (74)
 Insulin – mixed114 (18)6 (4)108 (22)
 Insulin pump60 (9)52 (37)8 (2)
 Oral glucose lowering drugs152 (24)6 (4)146 (30)
 Injectable glucose-lowering treatments excluding insulin8 (1)0 (0)8 (2)