hrp0082p3-d1-701 | Diabetes | ESPE2014

Changing Presentation of Type 1 Diabetes to a Tertiary Paediatric Centre

Mc Grath Niamh , Mc Glacken-Byrne S M , Hawkes C P , Murphy N P

Background: The prevalence of childhood type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is increasing and the age at presentation is falling. Late presentation with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is more common in younger children who are at increased risk of cerebral oedema.Objective and hypotheses: To describe the clinical presentation of new onset T1DM to our centre and report time to diagnosis, incidence of DKA, requirement for intensive care and complications.<p c...

hrp0082p3-d3-748 | Diabetes (4) | ESPE2014

Monogenic Diabetes in a Paediatric Population: Finding the Needle in the Haystack

Mavinkurve M , Johnston N , Carroll A , Donnell C Mc , Byrne M M , Murphy N P

Background: Ireland has a high incidence of type 1 diabetes in childhood (16.8/100, 000 per year (1). A small percentage of children with diabetes have maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY) (2). Establishing the correct diagnosis is critical to optimal therapy and future genetic counselling (3).Objective and hypothesis: To review the cohort of children attending our tertiary diabetes service and describe the clinical features of those where MODY wa...