Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0078OC5.4 | Oral Communications 5 | BSPED2021

Virtual exercise sessions: An innovative way of promoting physical activity in children and young people with obesity

Clarke Ellie , Davies Sioned , Senniappan Senthil

The rising prevalence of childhood obesity is a major public health concern. Approximately 21% of children by the age of eleven are clinically obese, with a further 14% classed as overweight. The causes of obesity of childhood obesity are multifaceted, leading to a complex multi-disciplinary management approach. A high proportion of children and young people do not meet the recommended guidelines of a minimum of 60 minutes physical activity per day. In addition to the barrier&...

ea0077cc9 | (1) | SFEBES2021

A Puzzling Set of Thyroid Function Tests: Thyroid storm or Secondary Hypothyroidism?

Zubair Ullah Hafiz Muhammad , Davies Sioned , Muhammad Sadiqi Rana , Cozma Lawrence

We report the case of a previously healthy, 40 years old obese male, who was admitted in emergency with complaints of chest pain, shortness of breath and loose stools. His physical examination was relatively unremarkable except for sinus tachycardia and restlessness. He had no history of ischemic heart disease. He was admitted under cardiologists and had various investigations (echocardiogram, stress test and coronary angiogram), all normal. Due to the presentation, thyroid fu...

ea0085oc6.4 | Oral Communications 6 | BSPED2022

A Collaborative community based approach in providing support for children and young people with severe obesity

Clarke Ellie , Jones Dani , Davies Sioned , Kenny Nicola , Fulstow Andrew , Ellis Carrigg Katie , Senniappan Senthil

Background: The highest rates of childhood obesity are among children from lower socioeconomic groups. Tier 3 weight management services for children currently rely on an MDT approach that is focused on the management of complications associated with excessive weight, but the resources are generally limited. Evidence suggests that the input in the community is key to empower children, young people, and their families to make healthy lifestyle changes, although the availability...