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ESPE 2014

Dublin, Ireland
18 Sep 2014 - 20 Sep 2014

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Dublin, Ireland; 18-20 September 2014. Further information

Working Groups

Global paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

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Technological Horizon for the Treatment of Diabetes

Phillip Moshe

The daily treatment of pediatric patients with diabetes is challenging for patients, parents and medical teams. This is probably the reason why most patients all over the world do not meet the targets of glucose control defined by world organizations like ISPAD, EASD and the ADA as the safe zone for preventing complications, extending life expectancy and improving quality of life. New emerging technologies are in the pipeline of both academic centers and industry that promise ...

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Early Implementation of Insulin Pump Therapy after Diabetes Onset: is There Added Benefit?

de Vries Liat

Patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and their caregivers continue to face the challenge of maintaining blood glucose levels in the near-normal range, preventing sustained hyperglycemia associated with long-term microvascular and macrovascular complications, and avoiding recurrent episodes of hypoglycemia, especially at young ages when they can adversely affect cognitive function. In a follow-up to the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, the Epidemiology of Diabetes Inter...

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Long Acting Insulin: Friend or Foe?

de Beaufort Carine

Current treatment in type 1 diabetes focuses on the development of physiological insulin replacement. Although this has led to the increased progress in the development of semi closed loop systems and different algorithms allowing this, the majority of youth still has to cope with insulin injections. Improving metabolic outcome with injection therapy has become more demanding, imposing an increased number of injections and improved knowledge of food composition. For those able...