Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0085p18 | Diabetes 1 | BSPED2022

Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and young people; Single UK paediatric diabetes centre experience

Belkhatir Khadidja , Basu Supriyo

Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is becoming increasingly prevalent in children and young people (CYP), mainly linked to the rise in obesity. It is associated with higher and earlier risk of developing complications; therefore, prompt diagnosis and management involving the multidisciplinary team (MDT) is crucial. The aim of our study was to evaluate the current practice for T2DM management and monitoring of complications at our centre.Methods:...

ea0066p26 | Diabetes 2 | BSPED2019

Two cases of bilateral cataracts in early type 1 diabetes

Lelliott Alice , Basu Supriyo , Besser Rachel

Introduction: Cataract development as a complication of diabetes is usually associated with increased age and longer duration of diabetes. However, rapidly progressive cataracts have also been described at, or soon after, diagnosis of type 1 diabetes (T1DM). We report two cases of adolescents with T1DM and bilateral cataracts, including one case in which visual loss was the presenting symptom.Cases: A 16-year old non-obese, caucasian boy presented to his...

ea0058p045 | Diabetes | BSPED2018

A rare and unexpected cause of diabetes in a teenager

Makaya Taffy , Ali Aishatu , Basu Supriyo

Introduction: Pancreatogenic diabetes (Type 3c diabetes-T3cDM) is rare in children, and frequently underdiagnosed. The prevalence is 5–10% of all adult diabetes cases in the developed world. Over 78% of people with T3cDM have chronic pancreatitis.Case: A 15-year old presented with polyuria, polydipsia, abdominal pain, weight loss (WL) and a three-generational family history of type-1 (T1DM) and type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Examination revealed m...

ea0078p5 | Adrenal | BSPED2021

A case of rare paediatric adrenocortical tumour presenting with virilisation

Mukit Shamma , Belkhatir Khadidja , Wilson Shaun , Yaliwal Chandan , Basu Supriyo

Introduction: Childhood Adrenocortical tumours (ACTs) are rare neoplasms of the adrenal glands, accounting for 0.2% of all childhood cancers. Cases are mainly sporadic, but some mutations have been identified. ACTs are usually benign unilateral adenomas, but rare malignant carcinomas have poor prognosis. We present a case of adrenal insufficiency following a unilateral adrenalectomy for a functioning adrenocortical adenoma in a child.Case: A 15 month old...

ea0051p086 | Diabetes | BSPED2017

Short-term use of the flash glucose monitoring system increases insulin bolusing and self-confidence in paediatric Type 1 diabetes

Yardley Diana , Basu Supriyo , Besser Rachel Elizabeth Jane

Introduction: The Flash glucose monitoring system (FGS) has recently received a licence for children and young people aged 4–17 years with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) in the United Kingdom. Although many families attending a single UK diabetes centre reporting utilising FGS even prior to its licence we aimed to assess the patient experience.Methods: Patients and families were invited to undertake a 14 day FGS trial following group introductory sessions. 8...

ea0058p038 | Thyroid | BSPED2018

Long-term outcomes of thyroid function in babies with Down syndrome and congenital or early hypothyroidism

Bendor-Samuel Owen , Basu Supriyo , Robertson Clare , Makaya Taffy

Introduction: Children with Down syndrome (trisomy-21/T21) are at risk of developing congenital and early (diagnosed ≤1 year) hypothyroidism. Our current monitoring follows the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group (DSMIG) guidance: performing thyroid function tests (TFT) at birth and 12 months.Aims/objectives: 1) Determine the incidence of congenital/early hypothyroidism in babies with T21 and determine long-term thyroid function outcomes (by age 4...