Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0023p33 | (1) | BSPED2009

Is There A High Incidence Of Graves' Disease In Doncaster And What Are The Potential Causes? A Retrospective Study

West James , Natarajan Anuja

Graves’ disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in children. The incidence in the UK and Ireland is unknown but estimated to be 0.84 per 100 000 people (0–15 yr olds). Due to an apparent high local incidence, a retrospective study was conducted on patients diagnosed with Graves’ disease in a district general hospital in the locality.Aim: To evaluate the clinical features, investigations and treatment of patients diagnosed from ...

ea0036oc7.3 | Oral Communications 7 | BSPED2014

Do diabetes teams give consistent advice on self-management and does it relate to glycaemic control? Yorkshire and Humber Paediatric Diabetes network survey

Niranjan Usha , West James , Price Katherine

Objectives: Glycaemic targets set by diabetes teams appear to have an impact on glycaemic control. Our objective was to identify if there is consensus between and within teams in our network on glycaemic targets and whether this correlates with HbA1c outcomes.Methods: An online survey was sent to all network members requesting an independent response on the diabetes self-management advice given to families. Three patient groups were considered: children ...