TABLE 1

Characteristics of the patients with type B insulin resistance studied

PatientSexAge (years)Ethnic originAssociated autoimmune diseaseDuration of severe insulin resistance before diagnosis of type B insulin resistance
1Female52PeruvianMCTD6 months
2Female12African AmericanSLE3 months
3Female50African AmericanNone16 months
4Female54African AmericanNone6 months (10 years of type 2 diabetes)
5Female44African AmericanSLE4 years
6Female37IndianSLE7 months
7Female20African AmericanMCTD6 months
  • MCTD, mixed connective tissue disease; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosis.