hrp0086p2-p283 | Diabetes P2 | ESPE2016

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Can Alleviate Parental Fear of Hypoglycaemia in Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Moore Helen , Soni Astha , May Ng Sze

Background: Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) in children carries significant psychological stress for families, as well as considerable long-term complications if good metabolic control is not achieved. Tighter metabolic control carries increased risk of hypoglycaemic episodes, and previous research suggests that families with a high fear of hypoglycaemia will run blood sugars higher in order to avoid this. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) provides real time temporal measure...

hrp0095p2-294 | Thyroid | ESPE2022

Hypothyroidism presenting with left sided Brown’s syndrome

May Ng Sze , Shah Akhil , Kaye Lesley

An 11-year-old female presents with a 6-week history of double and blurred vision associated with headaches and neck swelling. Thyroid function tests demonstrated antibody negative hypothyroidism and connective tissue disorder screening was negative. The patient was commenced on thyroid hormone replacement (levothyroxine). 5 days later, she re-presented with strabismus and progressive diplopia. Intracranial imaging was performed to rule out space occupying masses. A diagnosis ...

hrp0095p1-59 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Type 1 diabetes glycated haemoglobin outcomes did not differ by insulin regimen in two large Cambodian tertiary hospitals

May Ng Sze , IV Malene , Yay Chantana , Chhun Khun Leang , Manet Ban , Martin Tyla , Lek Ngee

Introduction: Action 4 Diabetes (A4D) is a UK non-profit organisation which has been providing free insulin and self-monitoring blood glucose test kits for children and young people (CYP) with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in Cambodia’s 2 large tertiary hospitals-Kantha Bopha II Hospital based in Phnom Penh (KB2H) and Jayavarman VII Hospital based in Siem Reap (J7H), since July 2018 and January 2020, respectively.Objective:</strong...

hrp0095p1-451 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Maintaining insulin and medical supplies for disadvantaged people with Type 1 Diabetes in Southeast Asia during the COVID-19 pandemic

May Ng Sze , Toomey Nicholas , Manet Ban , Lin Kyaw Htun , Khambuapha, Khamtavanh , Martin Tyla , Ooi Fiona

Introduction: As COVID-19 spread across Southeast Asia (SEA) in 2020-2021, healthcare systems in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar braced as public health officials closed many outpatient diabetes clinics and healthcare professionals (HCPS) were redeployed to COVID-treatment zones. Action 4 Diabetes (A4D) is a UK non-profit organisation that has been providing free insulin and medical supplies to LMICs in SEA since 2016. With historically limited healthcare coverage ...

hrp0095p1-58 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Developing a digital Southeast Asia Type 1 diabetes healthcare educational platform in local languages during the pandemic

May Ng Sze , IV Malene , Khue Nguyen Thy , Le Khuong , Xian Lucas Lim Yang , Lek Ngee , Anuar Zaini Azriyanti , Seal Samantha , Yun Tange Steffen , Charlotte Ficheroulle Anne , Toomey Charles

Introduction: Action4Diabetes (A4D) is a non-profit UK organisation formed in 2016 that is making sustainable and scalable progress to provide quality Type 1 diabetes (T1D) healthcare in Southeast Asia (SEA). A4D provides comprehensive partnership programmes through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with the governments in SEA that guarantees ongoing supplies of free insulin, blood glucose testing, HbA1c tests and hospital emergency funds in low-middl...