hrp0095p1-447 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Access and use of new technologies in diabetes care in patients that need an Interpreter compared to those that do not

Ayya Mekhala , Chizo Agwu Juliana

Young people with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus encounter daily struggles with titrating insulin to achieve adequate glycemic control. Technology is improving with insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) however access to it remains variable across the UK. Those from ethnic minorities and deprived areas are less likely to access technology and more susceptible to developing complications of diabetes with worsening HbA1c’s. Understanding the reasons for health in...

hrp0092p2-210 | Multisystem Endocrine Disorders | ESPE2019

Autoimmune Thyroiditis and Autoimmune Hepatitis Presenting at Onset of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)

Marchant Alice , Chizo Agwu Juliana

Background: Autoimmune disease (AD) occurs due to loss of immunological tolerance to self-antigens and can be organ specific or systemic. One in four patients with a single AD may develop another AD. The presence of three or more AD is described as multiple autoimmune syndrome (MAS) in which Type 3 subset includes autoimmune thyroiditis and T1D, but not autoimmune hepatitis. Type 2 Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndrome can be diagnosed when T1D and autoimmune thyr...

hrp0086p1-p363 | Gonads & DSD P1 | ESPE2016

Mosaic Xq Partial Duplication Leading to Virilisation of an Adolescent Female

Baranowski Elizabeth , Chizo Agwu Juliana

Background: We present a 17-year-old female who presented with a 1 year history of hirsutism, male pattern baldness, marked cystic acne and mild cliteromegaly. She had her menarche at the age of 15 years and continued thereon to have a regular menstrual cycle. She was pubertal on examination (B3, P5, A5) with no neurological deficit.Objective and hypotheses: This female presented with marked clinical hyperandrogenism. We initially suspected polycystic ov...

hrp0092p2-18 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2019

A Rare Case of Pseudohypoaldosteronism in a Neonate Secondary to Congenital Hydrometrocolpos

Kumar Shruti , McDermott Helen , Kamupira Sheilah , Chizo Agwu Juliana

Background: Hydrometrocolpos is a condition resulting in distension of the vagina and uterus due to accumulation of secretions (other than blood), caused by increased oestrogenic stimulation and vaginal outflow obstruction. The incidence in term neonates is 0.00014-0.001%. The condition presents at extremes of childhood, at birth when maternal circulating hormones are raised and at menarche when oestrogen production commences. Pseudohypoaldosteronism (PHA)...

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...