Table 1

Lipoatrophy in four children with type I diabetes

Patient 1Patient 2Patient 3Patient 4
Age at diagnosis of T1DM (years)22911
Initial insulins (indicating the insulin associated with LA)NovoMix 30 (LA)NovoMix 30 (LA)NovoRapid (LA)+GlargineNovoRapid+Levemir (LA)
LA initially observed: age (years)451214
LA initially observed: year/month2006/November2007/September2006/August2008/May
HbA1c at onset of LA (%)98911.4
HbA1c after 3 months of resolution of LA (%)7.4899
LA resolved by changing sitesYesNoYesNo
Change of insulin analoguesNoNovoMix 30 to Humalog Mix25NoLevemir to Glargine
  • HbA1c, glycosylated haemoglobin; LA, lipoatrophy; T1DM, type I diabetes mellitus.