Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0066ds1.3 | Session 1 | BSPED2019

Practical diabetes – disordered eating and type 1 diabetes

Pigott Aisling , Murphy Rhian

Introduction: The misuse or deliberate restriction of insulin for the purpose of weight loss is commonly referred to in the media and on social media as ‘Diabulimia’1, but this is not a medical definition. The relationship that young people with Type 1 Diabetes have with their weight, food and insulin is a commonly discussed, frequently studied but poorly understood issue. Mental health difficulties, especially eating disorders are common amongst adolescen...

ea0078p27 | Diabetes | BSPED2021

The physical and psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and young people with diabetes

Bone Megan , Pryce Rebekah , Murphy Rhian

Background: During the pandemic, children and young people (CYP) have been in social isolation and faced many changes to their normal routine. Limited research has been done to understand how CYP with diabetes have been affected.Objective: The objective of this study was to understand how CYP with diabetes have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Methods: Questionnaires were produced which included both quantitative and qualitat...