hrp0084p3-693 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Blood vs Urine Ketone Monitoring in a Pediatric Cohort of Patients with Type 1 Diabetes: a Crossover Study

Goffinet Line , Barrea Thierry , Vandooren Valerie , Lysy Philippe

Background: Diabetes ketoacidosis (DKA) is the most severe complication in type 1 diabetes (T1D) but patient education and ketone monitoring may help decrease its frequency. However, the influence on glucose homeostasis of systematic ketone monitoring and of the nature of monitoring (urine vs blood) is unclear.Objective and hypotheses: To determine whether the use of blood ketone monitoring, as compared to urine ketone testing, decreases the duration of ...