hrp0084p2-258 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy is Highly Predictive for Survival in Children with Mauriac Syndrome

Arshinkova Margarita , Slavcheva Olga , Konstantinova Maia

Background: Diabetic autonomic neuropathy (DAN) is predictive for subsequent mortality mainly due to terminal renal insufficiency. DAN is screened by cardiac tests based on heart rate variability (HRV).Aim: To assess cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN) and its predictive value for survival in children with Mauriac syndrome.Material and methods: The study included 12 patients with Mauriac syndrome (growth retardation, hepatomegaly an...

hrp0095p2-52 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Bone and mineral turnover in newly diagnosed children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Slavcheva-Prodanova Olga , Savova Radka , Archinkova Margarita , Konstantinova Maia

Introduction: There is still controversy about the levels of bone turnover markers at type 1 diabetes (T1D) onset and their dynamics at follow-up. Bonfanti et al. did not find any differences at onset, while few months afterwards beta cross laps level was significantly lower. Pater et al. found lower levels of osteocalcin and Log beta cross laps at onset which normalized after 3 and 12 months. Possible mechanisms are metabolic acidosis, decre...

hrp0089p1-p075 | Diabetes & Insulin P1 | ESPE2018

Open Source Artificial Pancreas Systems Used from Bulgarian Children and Young People with Diabetes

Konstantinova Maia , Kozak Milos , Radev Radoslav , Pandova Rositza , Dimova Hristina , Georgiev Rumen

Introduction: The new technologies in diabetology improved not only HbA1c, but also ‘Time in range’, ‘Glycemic variability Index ‘/GVI/, and ‘Patient’s Glycemic Status’ /PGS/. Parents of children and patients with diabetes demonstrated impatience for artificial pancreas systems /APS/. They initially created ‘Nightscout’ platform for remote monitoring of the glucose sensors and then – Do It Youself Open Source Artificial Pancrea...

hrp0095p1-458 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

BMI in Bulgarian children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus – data of two national cross-sectional studies

Archinkova Margarita , Konstantinova Maia , Savova Radka , Iotova Violeta , Kaleva Narcis , Petrova Chaika , Popova Galia , Kundurdzhiev Todor , Witsch Michael , Slavcheva-Prodanova Olga

Pediatric overweight and obesity are also an issue in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Body Mass Index (BMI) is an accurate and widely used clinical method for assessing childhood obesity.Objective: To analyze the BMI-standard deviation scores (SDS) in Bulgarian children and adolescents with T1D and its relationship with age, gender, type of insulin treatment, and HbAlc.Materials and Met...