Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0039ep57 | Diabetes | BSPED2015

Impact of best practice tariff (BPT) for accessing psychological service by diabetic children and young people

Alsaffar Hussain , Satish Hulikere

Introduction: 25 314 children and young people <18 years with diabetes in England and Wales have been looked after in 178 paediatric diabetic units (PDUs) across the country. In 2012–2013, BPT has been introduced with 13 mandatory requested criteria, one of them is; each patient should have an annual assessment as to whether input to their care by a clinical psychology input is needed, and access to psychological support as appropriate. Therefore we aimed to study the...

ea0058p066 | Diabetes | BSPED2018

Are we getting it right? An evaluation of diabetes transitional service at a district general hospital

Gopalakrishna Anil , Patel Vinod , Hulikere Satish

Introduction: Poorly managed transition could adversely impact upon adjustment to diabetes and potentially result in non-adherence to treatment, loss to follow-up and worsening of health-related outcomes. In our DGH, approximately 20 Young Person (YP) with T1DM get transferred to YP Clinic every year. YP between 17–19 years of age attend a joint clinic before the transfer. The YP Clinic provides a continuity of diabetes care up to the age of 25 years.<p class="abstext...

ea0058p084 | Diabetes | BSPED2018

Impact of transition on diabetes related outcomes

Gopalakrishna Anil , Hulikere Satish , Martin Premkumar

Introduction: The period of adolescence for young people (YP) with diabetes is a significantly high-risk time and is linked with worsening metabolic control, non-adherence to treatment, and increased risk of mental health issues. Arranging an efficient and smooth transfer for young person with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) from paediatric to adult care is one of the great challenges facing the diabetes multidisciplinary teams.Aim of the study: This audit looks ...