TABLE 2.

Responses to Screening Questions, Average A1C Values, and Therapy De-Intensification Among 2,830 Screened Veterans

Screening QuestionScreened Patients Reporting “Yes” (n [%])Average A1C Before Screening (% ± SD)Patients Reporting “Yes” for Whom Therapy was De-Intensified (n [%])
Reported low blood glucose261 (9.2)6.49 ± 0.7296 (37)
Reported blood glucose low enough that patient feared fainting or passing out78 (3)6.57 ± 0.8240 (51)
Reported fainting or passing out because of low blood glucose12 (0.4)6.59 ± 1.0410 (83)
Reported visiting the emergency department or hospital because of low blood glucose13 (0.5)6.65 ± 0.938 (62)
  • BID, twice daily; QD, daily; Sig, label instructions.