hrp0082p2-d1-323 | Diabetes | ESPE2014

Improving Paediatric Diabetes Care with the Use of an Electronic Diabetes Information Management System (Twinkle.Net) and Routine Uploading of Blood Glucose Meters and Insulin Pumps (Diasend) in Outpatient Clinic

Ng Sze May , Connellan Linda , Finnigan Lynne

Background: The UK has the highest number of children and young people with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Europe, but the lowest number of children and young people attaining good diabetes control.Methods: In December 2012, our diabetes service established the use of an electronic diabetes information management system that was web-based (Twinkle.Net) and routine uploading of glucose meters and pumps (Diasend). The electronic management system Twinkle.Net ...

hrp0084fc12.5 | Obesity - Clinical | ESPE2015

Link Between BMI and Insulin Requirement in Children and Young People with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Upadrasta Swathi , Finnigan Lynne , Connellan Linda , Ng Sze May

Background: Prevalence of being overweight or obese is increasing in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). The recent UK National Paediatric Diabetes Audit (NPDA) 2013/14 reported that 36.6% of 0–11 year old children and 43.9% of 12 years and older children are currently overweight or obese. Childhood obesity in T1DM predicts long-term risk of adult diabetes complications. Previous studies have shown significant positive correlation between HbA1c and total insulin requirement ...