Researchers used data from the ACCORD trial to create a predictive model to estimate the five-year risk for severe hypoglycemia among individuals with type 2 diabetes and found that antihypertensive medication use, insulin use and intensive glycemic management were the top three predictors for severe hypoglycemia. The findings in the BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care revealed a total of 17 predictors of severe hypoglycemia, including glycemic management, years since diabetes diagnosis, age, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, waist circumference and history of hypoglycemia in the last week.
Study IDs predictors of severe hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes
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