hrp0089p2-p064 | Diabetes & Insulin P2 | ESPE2018

Early Diagnosis of Diabetes Type 2 in Children with Progeria Syndromes

Bald Martin , Timmermann Kirsten , Wadien Tanja , Krahling Eva , Holder Martin

Progeria syndromes are rare in children and include several diseases which lead to premature ageing already in children. Therefore, the pediatrician may be confronted with diseases which are normally seen only in persons with advanced age. We report about two children with progeria, in whom diabetes type 2 become manifest early and with a fulminant course in one patient. The first boy was known with Cockayne syndrome, which belongs to the progeria syndromes. He suffered from l...