hrp0084p2-264 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Ethnic Variation in the Correlation of Waist Circumference to Daily Insulin Requirement in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Uday Suma , Gorman Shaun , Feltbower Richard , Mathai Mathew

Introduction: Daily insulin requirement in type 1 diabetes (T1D) depends on various factors.Objectives: To study the correlation of waist circumference (WC) and BMI to daily insulin requirements (TDD) and examine the ethnic variation in this correlation. Associations of estimated glucose disposal rate (eGDR) a surrogate marker of insulin resistance were also studied.Methods: Cross-sectional study of children with T1D attending a di...