hrp0086p1-p206 | Diabetes P1 | ESPE2016

When to Screen for Coeliac Disease in Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: The Controversy

Ajanaku Ayo , Gorst Thomas , Ajanaku Deji , Chizo Agwu Juliana

Background: Routine screening for Coeliac disease (CD) beyond the first year of diagnosis with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) is controversial due to a paucity of high-quality evidence. The UK guidelines (NICE) only recommend screening at diagnosis with T1DM or if subsequently symptomatic; whereas the International Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) recommends routine screening every 1 to 2 years.Objective and hypotheses: We hypothes...