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46th Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Birmingham, UK
07 Nov 2018 - 09 Nov 2018

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Birmingham, UK - 7-9 November 2018

Oral Communications

Oral Communications 6

ea0058oc6.1 | Oral Communications 6 | BSPED2018

A retrospective regional analysis of outcomes during transition of young people with type 1 diabetes

Kershaw Melanie , Atkins Marie , Digwood Suzanne , McCoubrey Hilary , McGee Marie , Pargass Nisha , Raghavan Rajeev , Rookes Raphaella , Rweyemamu Justina , Sankar Sailesh , Skelding Rebecca , Swift Lesley , Williams Kerrie

Objectives: Transition from paediatric (PC) to adult diabetes care (AC) is a vulnerable period for young people (YP). The West Midlands (WM) Regional Paediatric Diabetes Network conducted a region-wide study of Diabetes transition outcomes to identify 1. Areas of good practice, 2. Risk factors for poorer outcomes, 3. Regional objectives for services and 4. Provide baseline data against which future performance can be measured.Methods: Retrospective regio...

ea0058oc6.2 | Oral Communications 6 | BSPED2018

Perceptions of diabetes education: a questionnaire-based survey of 117 patients and families

Low Allison , Elder Charlotte

Background: Diabetes is a primarily self-managed condition, and education to patients and families is an essential component of a diabetes service. In line with accepted UK practice, our diabetes team provides a comprehensive education program at diagnosis and regularly thereafter.Methods: From October 2017 to January 2018, all patients attending diabetes clinic were offered a pseudo-anonymised mixed methods survey, covering experience of education, barr...

ea0058oc6.3 | Oral Communications 6 | BSPED2018

Has the reduction in maintenance fluid rates following introduction of 2015 BSPED-recommended diabetic ketoacidosis guidelines impacted on complication rates?

Chinoy Amish , Doughty Ian , Bone Mark , Skae Mars , Murray Philip , Padidela Raja

Introduction: In August 2015, a revision of the BSPED-recommended guideline for the management of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) was published. A key difference from the previous guideline was a reduction in maintenance fluid rates, with the aim of reducing the incidence of cerebral oedema. Since implementation of these national guidelines, there have been reports within regional networks of an increased incidence in mild acute renal impairment and hypokalaemia. This retrospectiv...