Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0039ep95 | Other | BSPED2015

Effect of dietetic management on weight in children with Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Uday Suma , Ali Muzzammil , Azam Waseema , Barrett Timothy

Introduction: Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a monogenic disease characterized by retinitis pigmentosa (>90%), obesity (72–86%), insulin resistant diabetes, and hypogonadism. Weight management is challenging due to frequent association of learning and visual impairment. At our BBS MDT clinic, dietetic review is provided at each visit. Dietetic input focuses primarily on reduced fat and sugar content in diet and exercise is encouraged. Individualised written dietary pl...

ea0039ep61 | Diabetes | BSPED2015

CYPWMDN diabetes awareness education for schools – regional study day

Atkins Marie , Drummond Lesley , Azam Waseema , Collins Louise , Howard Victoria , McCausland Deborah , McEwan Raphaella , Orzechowska Andy , Peasgood Alison , Rumney Chris , Sparkes Paitra , Woods Becky

With the increase in incidence of type 1 diabetes in children and young people (CYP) and the use of intensive insulin therapies, paediatric diabetes teams are under increasing pressure to support school staff with the day to day management of their pupils with diabetes. The CYPWMDN have developed a study day to provide basic diabetes awareness education to all school staff in the West Midlands (WM) region. This work also meets the training and support responsibilities of diabe...