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Table 3 Segmental body composition in LADA patients and control groups

From: Phenotypic heterogeneity of latent autoimmune diabetes in adults identified by body composition analysis

Variables Gender LADA GADab-negative T2D Adult-onset T1D p-value
Upper limbs FM (%) M 21.5 ± 5.3 29.7 ± 10.6 21.6 ± 5.8 <0.0001§ ; n.s.
  F 40.9 ± 6.9 31.2 ± 10.4 37.3 ± 11.8 <0.0001§ ; n.s.
Upper limbs LBM (%) M 73.9 ± 5.3 66.4 ± 10.5 74.0 ± 5.6 <0.0001§ ; n.s.
  F 55.3 ± 6.8 64.9 ± 10.3 58.7 ± 11.3 <0.0001§ ; n.s.
Trunk FM (%) M 21.0 ± 6.0 24.5 ± 6.5 20.0 ± 6.4 0.0002§ ; n.s.
  F 30.8 ± 8.0 38.1 ± 7.8 25.5 ± 6.8 <0.0001§ ; 0.005#.
Trunk LBM(%) M 78.0 ± 6.0 74.8 ± 6.5 79.2 ± 6.4 0.0006§; n.s.
  F 68.5 ± 8.0 58.0 ± 7.8 73.8 ± 6.7 <0.0001§ ; 0.004#.
Lower limbs FM (%) M 22.0 ± 4.4 27.0 ± 4.0 23.2 ± 4.8 <0.0001§; n.s.
  F 38.9 ± 5.3 28.5 ± 8.3 38.7 ± 9.2 <0.0001§ ; n.s.
Lower limbs LBM (%) M 73.8 ± 4.3 69.5 ± 4.0 73.0 ± 4.8 <0.0001§; n.s.
  F 57.9 ± 5.2 67.6 ± 8.4 58.3 ± 9.0 <0.0001§; n.s.
  1. §LADA vs T1D; #LADA vs T2D.