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...

hrp0086p1-p200 | Diabetes P1 | ESPE2016

Driving Paediatric Diabetes Care Forward in the UK: Improvements in Outcomes in the North West Following National Initiatives

Moore Helen S , Carson Margot E , Maiden Jonathan , Ng Sze May

Background: Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) continues to pose serious health risks with devastating long-term complications. UK management and control of T1DM in children and young people (CYP) remains amongst the poorest in Europe and significant variations in diabetes health outcomes are evident. In 2012–13 a Best Practice Tariff (BPT) for paediatric diabetes care was introduced and a National Peer Review Quality Assurance programme (DQuINS) developed. Both were develop...