hrp0095p1-442 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

A Continuous Quality Improvement Effort Implemented by The Italian Network of Pediatric Diabetes Clinics

Zucchini Stefano , Bonfanti Riccardo , Lombardo Fortunato , Nicolucci Antonio , Rabbone Ivana , Schiaffini Riccardo , Vespasiani Giacomo

Pediatric diabetes management extends beyond glycemic control. A gap between guidelines and actual care exists. Standardized performance measures represent a key strategy to improve quality of care. In Italy, a non-profit initiative of continuous monitoring and quality improvement of diabetes care is in place since 2018, promoted by the ISPEDCARD association and involving the Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and diabetology (ISPED). Aim of the present work is to report the ...

hrp0095fc8.4 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Unravelling environmental and genetic determinants of glycaemic control in children and young adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Robi Antonietta , Catamo Eulalia , Tinti Davide , Dovc Klemen , Tonno Raffaella Di , Barbi Egidio , Bonfanti Riccardo , Franceschi Roberto , Rabbone Ivana , Battelino Tadej , Tornese Gianluca

Achieving adequate glycaemic control in children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is essential to reduce incidence and progression of microvascular and macrovascular complications. However, factors that influence glycaemic control remain to be understood. The present study aimed to evaluate clinical, personal, genetic and eating behaviour characteristics underlying glycaemic control in T1D. 325 T1D individuals aged 6 and 20 years and with at least 1 year of disease duration have bee...

hrp0094p2-124 | Diabetes and insulin | ESPE2021

Psychological changes in youth with diabetes: comparison between preadolescents and adolescents

Longaretti Roberta , Pozzi Clara , Trezzi Cecilia , Achutegui Irune , Docente Chiara , Langone Marta , Favalli Valeria , Frontino Giulio , Rigamonti Andrea , Di Tonno Raffaella , Bonfanti Riccardo ,

Background: The course of type one diabetic disease (T1DM) varies according to the period of life and in response to various external or internal factors. Adolescence is an evolutionary phase that involves important developmental changes and identity construction. Diabetes disease and its management, especially in this life period, can lead to psychological distress and impact on Self-redefinition.Method: We conducted a ...

hrp0082p2-d2-332 | Diabetes (1) | ESPE2014

Game Interaction Between a Humanoid Robot and a Diabetic Teenager: Might This Improve Motivation to Fill in the Nutritional Diary?

Sanna Alberto , Baroni Ilaria , Oleari Elettra , Colombini Maria Iole , Pozzi Clara , Russo Gianni , Rigamonti Andrea , Frontino Giulio , Favalli Valeria , Battaglino Roseila , Bonura Clara , Bonfanti Riccardo , Ferro Giusy , Chiumello Giuseppe

Introduction: This study describes the experience of introducing Nao, a humanoid robot, into a Summer Camp for children with diabetes (August 2013, Misano Adriatico, Italy), with the aim to provide them a companion capable to support and motivate. Our goal was to investigate if, Nao’s interactions with children could positively affect the adherence to specific medical recommendations during their stay. Namely children were asked to fill in a specific nutritional diary. Th...

hrp0082p3-d1-700 | Diabetes | ESPE2014

Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children with T1DM: an Italian Multicentre Survey

Zucchini Stefano , Bonfanti Riccardo , Buono Pietro , Cardella Francesca , Cauvin Vittoria , Cherubini Valentino , Chiari Giovanni , D'Annunzio Giuseppe , Paola Frongia Anna , Iafusco Dario , Maltoni Giulio , Ippolita Patera Patrizia , Scaramuzza Andrea , Toni Sonia , Tumini Stefano , Rabbone Ivana

Background: Data regarding epidemiology and management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) in Italian children with T1D at disease onset are lacking.Method: From 1/1/2012 to 31/12/2013 a survey on DKA was conducted in all paediatric Centres belonging to the Italian Society for Pediatric Diabetology and Endocrinology. DKA was defined according to the ISPAD criteria. The following data were collected: treatment according ISPAD protocol yes or not, type of rehyd...