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Table 2 Treatment effects of insulin glargine and NPH insulin

From: Insulin glargine compared to neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin in patients with type-2 diabetes uncontrolled with oral anti-diabetic agents alone in Hong Kong: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Type of hypoglycaemia Insulin glargine Insulin NPH
Mean SE Mean SE
HbA1c decrease from baseline (%) − 1.1 0.074 − 0.92 0.074
Non-severe hypoglycaemia event rate 671.67 990.06
Severe hypoglycaemia 1 event rate (requiring non-medical assistance) 4.32 23.99
Severe hypoglycaemia 2 event rate (requiring medical assistance) 0.58 3.21