Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0085oc7.1 | Oral Communications 7 | BSPED2022

Comparison of outcomes of the hybrid closed loop therapy with the conventional insulin pump in the first year after pump initiation

Gopalakrishna Nagapratheek , Soni Astha

Introduction: Hybrid closed loop (HCL) therapy has been shown to improve the glycaemic control in children and adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes. There is however limited data comparing the HCL therapy with conventional insulin pump therapy. We aimed to retrospectively compare the outcomes of hybrid closed loop (Tandem T slim) and conventional insulin pumps.Methodology: Electronic patient records for all the patients using insulin pump therapy at Sheffiel...

ea0039ep38 | Diabetes | BSPED2015

Continuous glucose monitoring: effects on metabolic control, fear and frequency of hypoglycaemic episodes

Moore Helen , Soni Astha , Clemente Marissa , Ng Sze May

Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is an important part of diabetes management. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) provides real-time measurement of usersÂ’ glucose levels. The advantage of CGM is the availability of constant information about glucose levels which helps to predict hyper and hypoglycaemia and to adjust the insulin doses accordingly. NICE guidelines recommend that children and young people with type 1 diabetes and persistent problems with hypoglycaemia...

ea0058oc7.7 | Oral Communications 7 | BSPED2018

Knowledge and confidence of paediatric middle grade doctors in managing out of hours diabetes advice calls

Ferguson Elspeth , Elder Charlotte , Denial Mark , Soni Astha

Background: Paediatric diabetes is predominantly an outpatient based specialty, limiting the training opportunities available to paediatric trainees. At our centre, out of hours diabetes advice calls are managed by paediatric specialty trainees working on the middle grade rota, with 24 hour support from an oncall paediatric diabetes consultant. Feedback locally from families has highlighted the quality of out of hours advice as an area of concern. We aimed to assess the knowle...

ea0033p31 | (1) | BSPED2013

Growth and metabolic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus associated with other autoimmune diseases

Soni Astha , Shaw Emily Jayne , Natarajan Anuja , Ng Sze May

Aim: To study the effect of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and concurrent autoimmune condition (AI) on long term glycemic control and growth in children.Methods: Twenty-eight children with T1DM and associated autoimmune condition were matched by sex and age at onset with two controls each. HbA1C, height SDS, weight SDS and BMI SDS were measured between 6 months and 5 years after developing T1DM.Results: We included 28 children wit...

ea0033p72 | (1) | BSPED2013

Assessment of cortisol and thyroid hormone levels in neonates with myelomeningocele

Soni Astha , Beech Gail , Blair Jo , Didi Mohammed , Das Urmi , Dharmaraj Poonam , Burn Sasha , Buxton Neil , Mallucci Conor , Benedetta Pettorini

Background: GH deficiency has been reported widely in association with myelomeningocele and other pituitary hormone deficiencies occur less frequently. Following an episode of adrenal crisis in a newborn infant with myelomeningocele and multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies we introduced a policy of screening affected, newborn infants for pituitary insufficiency, focusing on thyroid function and cortisol levels.Patients and methods: Data from 26 infant...

ea0095p113 | Diabetes 4 | BSPED2023

Regional audit on presentation in diabetic ketoacidosis(DKA) at the manifestation of type1 diabetes in children and young people within Yorkshire and Humber region (YH)

Soni Astha , Sahmoud Shaimaa , Lennon Geraldine , Bhimsaria Sunil , Joseph Lovlin , Natarajan Anuja , Gorman Shaun , How-Yaw Stephanie , Alaber Nasar , Matthew Verghese , Campbell Fiona , Hemming Victoria , Bashir Imran , Baker Elizabeth , Danda Nandita , Madhusudhana Madhavi , Watts Wendy , Savage Emma , Gupta Sanjay

The incidence of children presenting with DKA at diagnosis has been on the rise worldwide1. 25.8% of newly diagnosed children had DKA at diagnosis according to the NPDA report (2020/21). 34% of newly diagnosed children in the Yorkshire and Humber(Y&H) region presented in DKA2. Delayed presentation due to lack of awareness is a likely cause for that.Aim: To review the presentations of DKA at diagnosis in the YH r...