Table 1

Characterization of the groups of subjects included and the number of lymphatic capillaries found

SubjectsnAge (years)BMI (kg/m2)Total number of islets examinedTotal number of islets with lymph capillaries
Without diabetes
 BMI <18.8 kg/m2448.5 ± 17.418.2 ± 0.55080
 BMI >40.7 kg/m2458.5 ± 5.342.6 ± 2.21871 in 1 subjects
 Age <24 years520.6 ± 2.422.7 ± 1.94520
 Age >70 years575.6 ± 1.526.0 ± 3.28104 in 3 subjects
With T2D852.9 ± 18.130.6 ± 8.076517 in 3 subjects
With T1D
 Longstanding738.4 ± 20.723.9 ± 3.71,1211 in 1 subject
 Recent-onset234.5 ± 7.825.7 ± 2.15221 in 1 subject
  • Values are presented as means ± SD.