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Table 5 Comparison of arrhythmias in patients with HE in groups of EDM and MDM

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

HE n Maximal heart rate (mean ± SD) Minimal heart rate (mean ± SD) Mean heart rate (mean ± SD) APB [M(Q1, Q3)] Couplets of A [M(Q1, Q3)] AT [M(Q1, Q3)] VPB [M(Q1, Q3)] Couplets of V [M(Q1, Q3)] VT [M(Q1, Q3)] Mean QTc (s) (mean ± SD)
EDM 42/73 99.52 ± 12.47 53.14 ± 9.41 67.60 ± 9.28 120 (34,379) 2 (1,6) 1 (0,3) 14.5 (2,278) 0 (0,0) 0 (0,0) 0.45 ± 0.01
MDM 23/34 111.83 ± 18.08 58.09 ± 17.19 74.26 ± 8.93 7 (2,22) 0 (0,2) 0 (0,0) 1 (0,14)) 0 (0,0) 0 (0,0) 0.46 ± 0.01
P   0.006 0.211 0.007 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.002 0.199 0.302 0.135
  1. The difference was compared by independent sample t test or rank sum test
  2. HE hypoglycemic event, APB atrial premature beats, Couplets of A Couplets of atrial premature beats, AT atrial tachycardia, VPB ventricular premature beats, Couplets of V Couplets of ventricular premature beats, VT ventricular tachycardia