hrp0084p2-254 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Can We Rely on Finger Stick Haemoglobin A1c? Comparison of Levels Assayed by DCA 2000 with IFCC Reference Method in a Paediatric Cohort

Tornese Gianluca , Milic Nadia , Spetti Laura , Gembrini Daniela , Loganes Carmen , Pellegrin Maria Chiara , Radillo Lucia , Radillo Oriano , Faleschini Elena , Ventura Alessandro

Background: DCA 2000 is still a very popular device to determine HbA1c levels in diabetes practices through a finger stick. It allows clinicians to give immediate feedback to patients and to make changes in diabetes management during the three-monthly assessment.Objective and hypotheses: To compare HbA1c values measured with DCA 2000 with corresponding values measured with IFCC (considered as the reference method) in a single paediatric centre, to assess...

hrp0084p2-357 | Fat | ESPE2015

TG:HDL Ratio as Best Predictor for IGT Screening in Overweight Children

Pellegrin Maria Chiara , Radillo Lucia , Grillo Andrea , Tornese Gianluca , Faleschini Elena , Ventura Alessandro

Background: The prevalence of dysglycaemia is high among overweight children and adolescents. Current screening criteria with fasting laboratory values have low sensitivity to detect IGT. Fasting triglycerides (TG) >1.17 mmol/l has been proposed as a criterion for screening obese children and adolescents at risk for IGT.Aims and objectives: We aimed to compare the performance of different screening criteria for detecting IGT in obese and overweight c...

hrp0082p1-d3-194 | Pituitary | ESPE2014

Type 3 Congenital Multiple Pituitary Hormone Deficiency

Radillo Lucia , Fabretto Antonella , Saveanu Alexandru , Demarini Sergio , Tonini Giorgio , Faleschini Elena , Tornese Gianluca , Chiara Pellegrin Maria

Background: G, male, was born at 39 GW by emergency CS from non-consanguineous parents. Prenatal US showed growth at lower limits of normal from 22 GW, short limbs and polyhydramnios. Amniocentesis karyotype was 46,XY. At birth weight and length were <3rd percentile, head circumference was between 10 and 25th percentile. At physical examination: short limbs, short neck, cryptorchidism, and microphallus. Early the baby presented mild respiratory distress and a severe episod...