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ea0058p046 | Diabetes | BSPED2018

Coming off the insulin pump- outcomes from a single centre

Hoh Yoke Sin , Bhatti Nazia , Thankamony Ajay , Williams Rachel

Introduction: Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) can improve glycaemic control and quality of life in Type 1 Diabetes patients. It is uncommon for paediatric patients to discontinue CSII and return to multiple daily insulin injections (MDI) often due to concerns regarding worsening metabolic control. However a trial off CSII is a requirement before transition to the adult clinic. We review the outcomes of those who discontinued CSII in our centre (total 248 patien...

ea0058p049 | Diabetes | BSPED2018

Use of diluted insulin in the management of very young children with type 1 diabetes: case report and literature review

Hendriks A Emile J , Ewen Ross L , Hoh Yoke Sin , Bhatti Nazia , Williams Rachel M , Thankamony Ajay

Introduction: The management of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in young children can be extremely challenging due to high insulin sensitivity, unpredictable eating and activity and difficulty recognizing symptoms of hypoglycaemia. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy is beneficial in managing young children, however the small insulin doses required challenge the accuracy of standard concentration (100 IU/ml) CSII.Case report and literature revi...