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Table 2 Comparison of the blood glucose variability index between the groups of EDM and MDM (mean ± SD)

From: Significant abnormal glycemic variability increased the risk for arrhythmias in elderly type 2 diabetic patients

Variables EDM MDM P
n 73 31  
SDBG (mmol/L) 2.39 ± 1.00 2.00 ± 0.82 0.048
LAGE (mmol/L) 9.53 ± 3.37 7.84 ± 2.64 0.011
MAGE (mmol/L) 5.77 ± 2.16 4.63 ± 1.89 0.026
MODD (mmol/L) 2.13 ± 1.09 1.72 ± 1.03 0.063
TIR (%) 63.92 ± 28.32 61.35 ± 26.78 0.626
TAR (%) 37.60 ± 28.52 38.03 ± 26.99 0.531
TBR (%) 1.16 ± 2.75 0.53 ± 1.40 0.489
CV (%) 24.86 ± 8.1 25.74 ± 8.4 0.424
  1. The difference was compared using the independent sample t test
  2. SDBG Standard Deviations of Blood Glucose, LAGE Large Amplitude of Glycemic Excursion, MAGE Mean Amplitude of Glycemic Excursion, MODD Absolute Means of Daily Differences, TIR time in range, TBR time below range, TAR time above range, CV coefficient of variation