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47th Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Cardiff, UK
27 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019

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BSPED 2019, 27 - 29 November 2019; Cardiff, UK

ea0066ds3.1 | Session 3 | BSPED2019

Getting the best out of social media in paediatric diabetes

Ng Sze May

Ongoing patient engagement and education are vital in establishing successful self-management, long-term glycaemic management and a complication-free future for people with diabetes. Today’s healthcare requires engaging the current generations where approximately 71% of adults go online everyday, and an additional 11% go online three to five times per week. One in three young people currently use social media in their daily lives. Social media has brought about a major ch...

ea0066ds3.2 | Session 3 | BSPED2019

Type 2 diabetes, an increasing problem: lessons from national surveys

Candler T , Shield JPH

Background: Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM), though a rare condition in children, is increasing in the paediatric population. The British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU) reporting framework is used to understand the clinical course and epidemiology of rare diseases in children.Aim: To estimate the UK incidence of Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in children aged <17 years and to compare with data collected a decade before. To characterize clinical features at diagn...