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ea0066oc6.5 | Oral Communications 6 | BSPED2019

Factors affecting the practice of routinely downloading blood glucose data at home for families and children with type 1 diabetes

Ng Sze May , Clemente Marisa , Sultana Perveen , Apperley Louise

Background: In type 1 diabetes (T1D), optimal glycaemic control requires intensive self-management to reduce the risk of complications. While routine downloading and review of blood glucose data is part of clinical practice of healthcare providers in an outpatient setting, patients and families are also educated, advised and encouraged to regularly download and review blood glucose data at home in order to make adjustments to insulin dosing for carbohydrate intake and insulin ...