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ea0085p55 | Diabetes 2 | BSPED2022

Recognising and raising safeguarding and child protection issues in childrens diabetes. Early findings from a qualitative study exploring specialist paediatric diabetes healthcare professionals’ experiences

Yardley Diana , Bekaert Sarah , Kozlowska Olga

Introduction: Managing diabetes in a child is complex and demanding for parents, for some families this is exacerbated by additional demands. Compromised family capacity may lead to diminished management of a childÂ’s diabetes, increasing the risk for acute and long-term complications. The UK has the highest rates in Europe of children (0-14years) living with Type 1 diabetes (International Diabetes Federation, 2019) however, it is concerning that less than 40% have a HbA1c...