Table 1

Definitions of hypoglycemia type according to severity and time of event

Hypoglycemia typeDefinition
Non-severeA composite of mild and moderate events. Any self-reported symptomatic event that could be rectified by self-action. Symptoms included sweatiness, hunger, anxiety, weakness, confusion, heart palpitations, difficulty speaking, and/or loss of concentration that could be treated by the individual.
SevereAny self-reported event that absolutely required third-party assistance in the administration of treatment (eg, glucose or glucagon).
DaytimeAny event that occurred during normal waking hours.
NocturnalAny event that occurred while the respondent was sleeping or attempting to sleep.