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ea0066oc7.6 | Oral Communications 7 | BSPED2019

Improving referral pathways from primary to secondary care in newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes

Shetty Ambika , Bucknall Catrin , Dyban Maria , Warner Justin , Mathias Jon

Introduction: Most children & young people (CYP) with symptoms of type 1 diabetes (T1D) tend to present to primary care. Delayed diagnosis is common and is associated with a risk of developing diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). The prevalence of DKA at diagnosis over the last 20 years remains unchanged despite current NICE guidance and Diabetes Delivery Plans which promote prompt diagnosis of T1D. The aim of this QI initiative was to develop effective pathways to facilitate earl...