Glucose Variability: Where It Is Important and How to Measure It

Abstract

Glucose variability predicts hypoglycemia in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and has consistently been related to mortality in nondiabetic patients in the intensive care unit. SD and mean amplitude of glycemic excursions have historically been very popular measures of glucose variability. For reasons outlined in this counterpoint, I propose to use… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/db12-1610

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