Lipohypertrophy in Insulin injecting Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: An Under-recognized Barrier for Glycemic Control

Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries.

A thorough clinical examination of insulin injection sites is of paramount importance in detecting lipohyperyrophy. Adequate control of risk factors can significantly impact insulin requirements and glycemic control, while abdominal lipohypertrophy in the majority of patients, even when clinical examination is non-contributory.