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Table 2 Risk factors for severe hypoglycemia

From: Insight into hypoglycemia in pediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus

Risk Factors for Severe Hypoglycemia Reference number
Younger age (30)(18)
Longer duration of diabetes (30)(18)
Male gender (30)(18)
Caucasian race (30)
Lower HbA1c (30)(31)(18)
Higher insulin dose (18)
Lower BMI (30)
Lower socioeconomic status or Underinsurance (30)(31)(18)
Psychiatric disorders (thought to be due to infrequent capillary blood glucose testing and chaotic lifestyle) (30)