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49th Annual Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Belfast, Ireland
02 Nov 2022 - 04 Nov 2022

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49th Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

ea0085p76 | Obesity 2 | BSPED2022

Semaglutide as a safe and effective weight loss treatment in children with obesity

van Boxel Elizabeth , Boulos Nabil , Jayne Kathryn , Reilly Joseph , Mayes Rebecca , Davis Nikki

Background: A quarter of UK children now leave primary school obese. Childhood obesity is associated with significant comorbidity including obstructive sleep apnoea, type 2 diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, hypertension and depression. We report our experience of using semaglutide, a weekly subcutaneous GLP1 receptor agonist, as a weight-loss adjunct for severely obese children in combination with dietary and lifestyle support from a multidisciplinary team.<p cl...

ea0085p77 | Obesity 2 | BSPED2022

Incidence and predictors of the complications of childhood obesity

Alder Rosie , Richardson Harriet , Fenwick Jonathan , Skae Mars , Chinoy Amish

Introduction: Paediatric obesity is associated with significant long-term complications. This study investigated features of metabolic syndrome, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) aiming to establish their incidence and identify any predictive factors.Methods: A retrospective review of case notes was performed for children aged 2-16 years managed for investigation and management of obesity within a single tertiar...

ea0085p78 | Obesity 2 | BSPED2022

Evaluating glycaemic variations in children and young people with obesity using continuous glucose monitoring

Apperley Louise , Parkinson Jennifer , Senniappan Senthil

Introduction: Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a known complication of childhood obesity. It is currently diagnosed by undertaking an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is used predominantly by patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus to monitor glucose levels.Aim: The aim of the study was to investigate glycaemic variation in children and adolescents with obesity who have had no evidence of pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes o...

ea0085p79 | Obesity 2 | BSPED2022

Baseline health-related quality of life in UK children and adolescents with severe obesity

Apperley Louise , Owens Meghan , Longworth Melissa , Parkinson Jennifer , Clarke Ellie , Gubaeva Diliara , Senniappan Senthil

Introduction: Childhood obesity is associated with several complications related to physical and mental health. Determining health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an important outcome measure to ensure patients receive the appropriate care.Aim: We report the baseline HRQOL in a group of UK children and adolescents with severe obesity who were managed in a Tier 3 weight management service.Methods: Paediatric quality of life (Peds...

ea0085p80 | Obesity 2 | BSPED2022

The use of GLP-1 agonist in an adolescent with type 1 diabetes mellitus and obesity

Clarke Ellie , Senniappan Senthil , Ghatak Atrayee

Introduction: Childhood obesity continues to prove a major public health concern, with obesity and metabolic syndrome becoming increasingly prevalent in children and young people with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) therapy has shown promising results for weight loss in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and has recently been licensed for the treatment of adolescents living with obesity. Liraglutide has been shown to be beneficial in f...