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50th Annual Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Manchester, UK
08 Nov 2023 - 10 Nov 2023

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The 50th Annual BSPED Meeting will take place at the Midland Hotel, Manchester from 8-10 November 2023.

Oral Communications

Oral Communications 7

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Integrating physical activity in structured education programmes to lower hyperglycaemia in children and young people with type 1 diabetes without increasing risk of hypoglycaemia

Stuart Pemberton John , Mun Lau Gar , Gupta Ankita , Dickinson India , Viswanath Iver Pranav , Uday Suma

Objectives: Investigate the effect of using moderate intensity activity between meals to lower hyperglycaemia on glucose metrics in children and young people with type 1 diabetes (CYPD).Design & Methods: Retrospective data from CYPD attending a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) education programme at a tertiary centre between 2019 and 2022 were analysed. CYPD were taught to use moderate intensity activity to lower ...

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Retrospective audit of the East of England, Children and Young People Diabetes Network, out of hours consortium provision

Francks Ruth

Introduction: In 2011, the East of England Children and Young Peoples Diabetes Network (EECYPN) sought to find a solution to the provision of out of hours advice regionally, and coordinated the development of the Out of Hours (OoH) Consortium.Objectives: • To review the timing, nature and outcome of the calls received to the Out of Hours service over a 12-month period (1 April 2021 and 31 March 2022). • To high...

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Title: How do Accident and Emergency staff perceive new diabetes technologies? A study across two centers

Alexopoulou Vasiliki , McCaffrey Liana , Mccabe Miranda , May Ng Sze

Objectives: The use of new diabetes technologies, such as insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMs) and hybrid closed-loop systems (HCL), is rapidly increasing among people with type 1 diabetes (T1DM). As these technologies are becoming an integral part of T1DM management, we expect an increase in the number of patients who present in the Accident and Emergency department (A&E) using them. The aim of this study was to assess and compare A...

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T1D clinic- a novel approach!

Millar Sarinda , Magee Edel

In collaboration with local borough councils and the League of Diabetes and in response to severe staff shortages, the Southern Health & Social Care Trust (SHSCT), Northern Ireland, Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) team ran age banded group clinics at local Leisure centres. Due to unexpected and challenging staffing issues within the T1D team we had to think outside the box as to how we would deliver ‘clinic’ appointments in a timely manner to our children and young people ...

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Leicester Paediatric Diabetes Unit’s ‘Bridge the Gap’ project: Improving access to diabetes technology for children and young people from ethnic minorities and socio-economically deprived families

Chandwani Manju , Collins Michele , Kazi Farah , Heath Laura , Mayes Aan , Sparrow Katy , Jeffrey Megan , Patel Khadija , Sundaram Prem

The National Paediatric Diabetes Audit 2021 uncovered widening disparity in the utilisation of diabetes technologies among children and young people (CYP) with type 1 diabetes from ethnic minorities and low socioeconomic groups. Our data revealed that only 27.5% of CYP from ethnic minorities were using insulin pump therapy, compared to 50% from a white background. Unfortunately, our current staffing levels and available resources were inadequate to address this issue effective...