Impaired awareness of hypoglycemia and severe hypoglycemia in drivers with diabetes: insights from the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists nationwide audit

Harshal Deshmukh, Emma G Wilmot, Pratik Choudhary, Parth Narendran, Najeeb Shah, Dennis Barnes, Shafie Kamruddin, Rumaisa Banatwalla, Peter Christian, Simon Saunders, Alistair Lumb, Roselle Herring, Jane Patmore, Chris Walton, Robert E J Ryder, Thozhukat Sathyapalan

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e190-e191
Number of pages2
JournalDiabetes Care
Volume44
Issue number11
Early online date15 Sep 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2021

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Funding Information:
Acknowledgments. The authors thank all the clinicians and support staff who participated in the nationwide study, listed at https://abcd.care/ Resource/ABCD-Freestyle-Libre-Audit-Contributors. Funding. The ABCD nationwide FSL audit is supported by a grant from Abbott Laboratories. H.D. is funded by a National Institute for Health Research clinical lectureship. Duality of Interest. E.G.W. has received personal fees from Abbott Diabetes Care, Dex-com, Eli Lilly, Insulet, Medtronic, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi. P.C. has received personal fees from Abbott Diabetes Care, Dex-com, Eli Lilly, Insulet, Medtronic, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi. P.C. is also an honorary member of the Medical Advisory Panel on Diabetes to the Secretary of State for Transport. C.W. has a spouse/partner serving on the advisory panel for Celgene and on the speakers bureau for LEO Pharma and Novar-tis. R.E.J.R. serves on the advisory panel for Novo Nordisk A/S and on the speakers bureau for BioQuest. T.S. is on the speakers bureau for the Novo Nordisk Foundation and reports a relationship with Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly and Company, and Sanofi. The FSL audit was independently initiated and performed by ABCD, and the authors remain independent in the analysis and preparation of this report. No other potential conflicts of interest relevant to this article were reported. Author Contributions. H.D., E.G.W., C.W., R.E.J.R., and T.S. conceived the presented idea. H.D., E.G.W., C.W., R.E.J.R., and T.S. contributed to the data analysis. H.D. wrote the first draft of the manuscript. All of the authors contributed to the writing of the manuscript and made extensive comments, criticisms, and changes to the final draft of the paper. All of the authors saw the final version of the manuscript. H.D. is the guarantor of this work and, as such, had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Advanced and Specialised Nursing
  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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