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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 8

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Five year outcomes in a cohort with hypoglycaemia due to congenital hyperinsulinism

Al-Hashmi Laila , Estebanez Maria , Banerjee Indi

Background: Congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) is one of the commonest causes of recurrent hypoglycaemia due to excess production of insulin in infancy and results in neurological impairment in a third to a half of patients. The treatment of CHI is often complex and complicated by side effects; the medium-term effects of such treatment are not known.Aim: To describe five year clinical outcomes in a cohort of infants with CHI.Methods:...

ea0058oc8.2 | Oral Communications 8 | BSPED2018

The effect of GnRHa treatment on bone density in young adolescents with gender dysphoria: findings from a large national cohort

Joseph Tobin , Ting Joanna , Butler Gary

Background/Aims: More young people with gender dysphoria are undergoing hormonal intervention with GnRHa treatment. The impact on bone density is not known in the very young transgender adolescents, with guidelines mentioning that Bone Mineral Density (BMD) should be monitored without a suggestion on how. This study aimed to investigate whether there were any changes in BMD or Bone Mineral Apparent Density (BMAD) whilst on GnRHa therapy.Methods: A retros...

ea0058oc8.3 | Oral Communications 8 | BSPED2018

Attitudes toward fertility and reproductive health among transgender adolescents

Walton-Betancourth Sandra , Monti Elena , Adu-Gyamfi Kirpal , Roberts Alice , Clarkson Kerry , Ward Stephanie , Butler Gary

Introduction: Utilization rates of fertility preservation among transgender adolescents (TA) are low. Few studies have addressed the reproductive desires of this population. The aim of this study was to assess TA parenthood goals, attitudes about fertility preservation (FP) and perceived barriers to successful gamete banking.Methods: Transgender adolescents who attended the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS - endocrine clinic) between March and J...