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ea0045oc7.4 | Oral Communications 7- Diabetes | BSPED2016

Accuracy and patient experience of the novel flash glucose monitoring system in children and young people with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Turner Lucy , Alsaffar Hussain , Simmons Anna , Bradley Anna , Millar Kathryn , Bradshaw Noala , O'Sullivan Emma , Thornborough Keith , Mimnagh Jonathan , Kerr Sue , Mehta Fulya , Paul Princy , Ghatak Atrayee , Senniappan Senthil

Background: FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system (FSL) has recently gained popularity as it can potentially reduce the number of finger prick capillary blood glucose tests (CBG). Initial short-term studies in adults have demonstrated accuracy although there is no paediatric data available to date. We aimed to assess the accuracy of FSL in children and young people and evaluated the user experience in routine clinical practice.Methods: About 31...