Table 2

Clinical features and comorbidity at diagnosis of type 2 diabetes

Clinical featureProportion
Asymptomatic78/225 (35)
    Acanthosis nigricans161/221 (73)
    Obesity*206/216 (95)
    Ketosis46/104 (44)
    Diabetic ketoacidosis22/220 (10)
Comorbidity
    Polycystic ovarian syndrome16/132 (12.1)
    Dyslipidemia78/174 (44.8)
    Hypertension58/205 (28.3)
    Alanine transferase >90 IU/l or “fatty liver” on ultrasound39/176 (22.2)
    Micro-/macroalbuminuria21/148 (14.2)
  • Data are n (%). n = 227.

  • *BMI >95th percentile for age and sex.

  • †pH <7.35.