hrp0082p2-d3-485 | Hypoglycaemia | ESPE2014

Nocturnal Hypoglycaemia in Diabetic Children: Continuous Glucose Monitoring Reveals More of the Iceberg

Bachmann Sara , Martin Eva , Ritschard Vreni , Hess Melanie , Jockers Katharina , Vuissoz Jean-Marc , Zumsteg Urs

Background: Hypoglycaemia is the most common and threatening complication in diabetic children. Nocturnal hypoglycaemia is mostly unrecognised and asymptomatic, but recurrent mild hypoglycaemia at night can lead to hypoglycaemia unawareness and reduced performance at daytime.Aims: To evaluate frequency and duration of nocturnal hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetic children and to identify risk factors for such events.Patients/methods: ...