hrp0084p3-688 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Management of Children with Type 1 Diabetes During Illness (Sick Days): Is There a Need for National Consensus Guideline?

Soni Astha , Agwu Chizo , Wright Neil , Moudiotis Chris , Kershaw Melanie , Edge Julie , Drew Josephine , Ng Sze May

Background: Adequate sick day management at home may reduce the risk of progression to diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and admission to hospital. The UK does not have a consensus guideline for sick day management advice to children and young people with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). ChildrenÂ’s diabetes services vary in their practice of education and advice in the use of urine or blood ketone monitoring during illness.Objective and hypotheses: The ai...