Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0045oc9.2 | Oral Communications 9- Nurses | BSPED2016

Autonomy, self-injection and adherence in patients on GH treatment

Bryan Sinead , Ward Stephanie , Heygate Katherine

Introduction: Strategies for optimising adherence in patients with growth hormone disorders often focus on enabling them to achieve autonomy in the management of their treatment, including self-injection of growth hormone (GH). However, there is a scarcity of published data on the effectiveness of this approach. We conducted a survey to elicit responses from UK endocrinologists and endocrine nurses, to investigate ‘real-world’ clinical practices around the initiation...

ea0058oc8.3 | Oral Communications 8 | BSPED2018

Attitudes toward fertility and reproductive health among transgender adolescents

Walton-Betancourth Sandra , Monti Elena , Adu-Gyamfi Kirpal , Roberts Alice , Clarkson Kerry , Ward Stephanie , Butler Gary

Introduction: Utilization rates of fertility preservation among transgender adolescents (TA) are low. Few studies have addressed the reproductive desires of this population. The aim of this study was to assess TA parenthood goals, attitudes about fertility preservation (FP) and perceived barriers to successful gamete banking.Methods: Transgender adolescents who attended the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS - endocrine clinic) between March and J...

ea0058p030 | Miscellaneous Endocrinology | BSPED2018

Fertility preservation for transgender adolescents: The parent’s view

Walton-Betancourth Sandra , Monti Elena , Adu-Gyamfi Kirpal , Roberts Alice , Clarkson Kerry , Ward Stephanie , Butler Gary

Background: Fertility preservation (FP) amongst transgender adolescents (TA) is receiving more attention as individuals are transitioning at younger ages. Parents have a key role at exploring options for their children and are usually the ones responsible for consenting to interventions. Our aim was to explore parent’s attitudes regarding their offspring parenthood goals, FP counselling and perceived barriers to successful gamete banking.Methods: Pa...

ea0078oc4.8 | Oral Communications 4 | BSPED2021

Destination outcome of 1151 gender variant young people presenting to paediatric endocrinology clinics in England and Wales since 2008.

Butler Gary , Adu-Gyamfi Kirpal , Clarkson Kerry , Kleczewski Sara , Roberts Alice , Ward Stephanie , Alvi Sabah , Amin Nadia , Carruthers Paul , Dover Stacey , Eastman Joanna , Mushtaq Talat

Introduction: The destination of young people referred from the NHS Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) to the two paediatric endocrine centres covering England and Wales has not been analysed previously.Methods: 1151 young people identifying as gender variant were referred from GIDS for an endocrine opinion: 827 patients to University College London Hospital (UCLH) from 2008; 324 to Leeds Children’s Hospital (LCH) from 2013. Outcomes were no...