Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0085p53 | Diabetes 2 | BSPED2022

Diabetic ketoacidosis in children and young people (CYP) at diagnosis across Wales during the COVID-19 pandemic: have the quality improvement (QI) innovations made an impact?

Patel Akshaye , Shetty Ambika , Dyban Maria , Hawkes Davida

Introduction: There were concerns voiced by health care professionals (HCPs) that restrictions to healthcare delivery during the pandemic has resulted in delays in diagnosing T1D in CYP. Most CYP present with symptoms of T1D to primary care. Delay in diagnosis increases the risk of potentially life-threatening diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). In Cardiff, we piloted QI initiatives pre-pandemic to improve early diagnosis which was introduced across the Children and Young People&#146...

ea0085oc10.6 | Oral Communications 10 | BSPED2022

A comparative study observing the association between graves’ disease and the covid-19 pandemic in children

Uppal Kamalpreet , Warner Justin , Williams Georgina , Pryce Rebekah , Hawkes Davida , Bindu Avatapalle Hima

Background: Coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19), an infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus has been linked to autoimmunity. GravesÂ’ disease (GD) is a common subtype of paediatric hyperthyroidism and an autoimmune condition, where antibodies stimulate the thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor on the thyroid gland to produce excess thyroid hormone. Although, paediatric GD is rare, incidence have risen before the pandemic, and this rise has accelerated since the Covid-19 pande...