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45th Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Main Symposia

Diabetes Track 1: Symposium 4

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Severe Insulin Resistance: A Practical Approach

Williams Rachel

Severe insulin resistance (SIR) is an umbrella term which encompasses a number of clinical conditions, all of them rare. This talk will use a case based approach to demonstrate a practical approach to the investigation and management of severe insulin resistance and will include severe insulin resistance secondary to insulin signalling defects and to different forms of lipodystrophy. The aim of the talk will be to provide clinicians with a useful framework to approach the clin...

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Diabetes and technology. Current state of the art and future prospects

Acerini Carlo L

Advances in diabetes technology, particularly the introduction of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) pumps and of subcutaneous glucose sensing devices, have transformed the Type 1 diabetes (T1D) management landscape over the last 20 years. These devices have become more commonplace in our clinical practice, yet the evidence base that they have contributed to the modest improvements in glycaemic control in children and young people with T1D over these last two deca...