hrp0092p2-141 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Metabolic Syndrome Risk Assessment in Indian children and Adolescents

Chugh Vasundhara , Arya Archana

Objective: To assess the risk of metabolic syndrome (MS) in children and adolescents as per the recommendation based on the age and sex-specific reference curves for Waist Circumference (WC) for Indian children by Khadilkar et al.Study Design: A total of 370 children (200 girls, 170 boys) aged 6 to 18years coming for regular checkups to our center from January 2016 to March 2019 with WC >70th percentile we...

hrp0089p3-p260 | Growth & Syndromes P3 | ESPE2018

Prader Willi Syndrome: Clinical Profile

Chugh Vasundhara , Arya Archana Dayal

Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) is characterized by hypotonia, developmental delay, short stature, small extremities, characteirstic facies, hyperphagia, obesity, hypogonadism, obstructive sleep apnea and other behavioral problems. We report twelve cases of PWS (four females, eight males) in the age group of 1–18 years being treated at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, a tertiary care center in Northern India. In males, seven (87%) had cryptorchidism; in females, one (25%) had labia mi...

hrp0086p2-p280 | Diabetes P2 | ESPE2016

Insulin Pump Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes: The Indian Experience

Dayal Arya Archana , Sethi Manpreet

Background: Insulin pumps have been used for the management of type 1 diabetes for over 15 years in the west. However similar experience is lacking in India where multi dose insulin injections still form the mainstay of management of type 1 diabetes. In a first study of its kind from India, we attempt to highlight the effectiveness, safety and superiority of insulin pump use in type 1 diabetes.Objective and hypotheses: To determine the impact of insulin ...

hrp0092p2-113 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Prevalence and Correlation of Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) with Serum Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) Levels in Obese Indian Children

Arya Archana , De Hriday , Chugh Vasundhara

Aims: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the asymptomatic involvement of liver due to fatty infiltration of hepatocytes seen commonly in obese children. Elevated serum aminotransferase level serves as a surrogate marker of NAFLD. The recommended ALT cut-offs for screening for NAFLD in obese boys and girls are 22 and 25U/L respectively. We determined the prevalence of NAFLD amongst obese children in our population based on Liver Ultrasonography(USG), ...

hrp0092p3-57 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2019

Prevalence of Celiac Disease (CD) and Autoimmune Thyroid Dysfunction (AITD) in Indian Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Chugh Vasundhara , Arya Archana , De Hriday

Objective: To estimate the prevalence of Celiac disease (CD) and autoimmune thyroid dysfunction (AITD) in children with Type 1 Diabetes.Study Design: The analysis included 177 (83 girls, 94 boys) children and adolescents with a diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes who were followed up for a duration of more than 2years at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, a tertiary care hospital in Northern India.Results</s...

hrp0086p2-p716 | Endocrinology and Multisystemic Diseases P2 | ESPE2016

Endocrine Disorders in Children with Thalassemia Major – A Hospital Based Retrospective Study

Kanodia Swati , Arya Archana , Sachdev Anupam , Khanna V.K.

Background: The estimated prevalence of beta thalassemia is 3–8% in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and China. The combination of regular blood transfusions and chelation therapy has dramatically increased the life expectancy of thalassemics, but it has led to iron overload and chelation toxicity, with many complications including – growth failure, gonadal dysfunction, hypothyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, DM, etc.Objective and hypotheses: To study t...