Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0051p073 | Diabetes | BSPED2017

Safeguarding intervention and resolution of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Kapoor Sonal , Tziaferi Vaitsa , Sundaram Prem , Greening James

Introduction: Research has shown that Type 2 diabetes can be reversed in early stages if diet control is exercised. We present herewith a case of a 13-year old girl with Type 2 diabetes with a background of brain tumour, epilepsy and learning difficulties. Due to wider psychosocial issues the patient was placed in foster care. Adherence to healthy lifestyle principles led to weight loss and subsequent resolution of the Diabetes.Case report: A 5-year-old ...

ea0039ep49 | Diabetes | BSPED2015

HbA1c: is it a reliable measure of glycaemic control in all patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus?

Vasista Pooja , Tziaferi Vaya , Greening James , Sundaram Prem

Introduction: HbA1c levels are used as objective long-term measure of glycaemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Regular HbA1c measurement helps us to formulate the management and education to the patients and carers. But, in rare cases, it might not prove reliable, as in our case report.Case report: A 4 years old girl with known T1DM and autoimmune hyperthyroidism, had mitral valve repair for mitral valve regurgitation. She was ...

ea0058p068 | Diabetes | BSPED2018

Characteristics of pre-school children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at University Hospital of Leicester

Elhomoudi Ayman , Tziaferi V , Greening James , Sundaram Prem

Background: There is an increased incidence of Type 1 diabetes in preschool children and the management of diabetes in this group is challenging. Preschool children are dependent on others for all aspects of their care. Normoglycaemia in preschool children reduces the likelihood of acute and chronic complications.Objectives: Our goals were to:1. Outline the demographic characteristics of children diagnosed with diabetes before 5 ye...

ea0058p075 | Diabetes | BSPED2018

Case series of monogenic diabetes due to HNF1B mutation

Elhomoudi Ayman , Tziaferi V , Greening James , Sundaram Prem

Introduction: A case series of three children diagnosed with MODY at a university hospital between November 2015 and May 2018. All of them was found to have HNF1B mutation.Background: HNF1β-MODY (MODY5) is a rare form of monogenic diabetes that is often associated with a wide range of urinary tract anomalies including renal cysts. It’s a dominantly inherited disease including maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY), pancreatic insufficiency...

ea0045p20 | Diabetes | BSPED2016

Acute mononeuropathy as a first presentation of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Kapoor Sonal , Sundaram Prem , Tziaferi Vaya , Prasad Manish

Introduction: Diabetic neuropathy is often a late manifestation of diabetes. Moreover its incidence in the paediatric age group is very rare. We present here a case of motor neuropathy as a first presenting feature of Type 1 diabetes mellitus.Case Report: A fourteen-year-old girl presented with right foot drop, which had progressively worsened over the last ten days. There was no other CNS or systemic involvement. Parents denied any history of pain, para...

ea0095oc7.5 | Oral Communications 7 | BSPED2023

Leicester Paediatric Diabetes Unit’s ‘Bridge the Gap’ project: Improving access to diabetes technology for children and young people from ethnic minorities and socio-economically deprived families

Chandwani Manju , Collins Michele , Kazi Farah , Heath Laura , Mayes Aan , Sparrow Katy , Jeffrey Megan , Patel Khadija , Sundaram Prem

The National Paediatric Diabetes Audit 2021 uncovered widening disparity in the utilisation of diabetes technologies among children and young people (CYP) with type 1 diabetes from ethnic minorities and low socioeconomic groups. Our data revealed that only 27.5% of CYP from ethnic minorities were using insulin pump therapy, compared to 50% from a white background. Unfortunately, our current staffing levels and available resources were inadequate to address this issue effective...