hrp0089p1-p046 | Diabetes & Insulin P1 | ESPE2018

Phenotypes of Diabetes and Determinants of Glycemic Control and Diabetes Complications in Haitian Youth Living in Haiti

Dumas Marie-Pier , Sainvil Michele , Altenor Kelty , von Oettingen Julia Elisabeth

Background: In non-Caucasian youth residing in low-income settings, risk of mortality and rates of diabetes complications are substantially higher and clinical phenotypes may be distinct.Objectives: To assess the clinical presentation, glycemic control, and chronic complications of diabetes in Haitian youth residing in Haiti.Methods: Retrospective review between 01/2013–03/2018 of youth 0-25 years with diabetes followed at a c...

hrp0086p2-p180 | Bone & Mineral Metabolism P2 | ESPE2016

Renal Tubular Acidosis Causing Severe Growth Delay and Rickets in Two Siblings in Haiti

Dearthlie Bernadeau , von Oettingen Julia , Van Vliet Guy , Desmangles Jean-Claude , Louis Hermione Risseline , Jean Louis Romain

Background: Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) is an uncommon cause of growth failure and rickets. In Haiti, diagnostic evaluation and management is challenged by limited access to comprehensive diagnostic tools.Case presentation: An 8-year-old Haitian girl was evaluated at an academic referral center for bony deformations and bone pain, progressive over the previous six years. Her 2.5 year-old sister presented similar symptoms, associated with dental caries a...

hrp0086p2-p427 | Gonads & DSD P2 | ESPE2016

Complete Virilization without Salt Wasting in a 7-year-old Haitian Child with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Billy Telcide , von Oettingen Julia , Van Vliet Guy , Desmangles Jean-Claude , Louis Hermione Risselin , Jean Louis Romain

Background: Genetic females with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) from severe 21-hydroxylase deficiency may be declared at birth as cryptorchid boys. Neonatal salt wasting leads to early reassignment but in its absence, the condition may go unrecognized.Case presentation: A term newborn with non-palpable gonads but a penile urethra was declared as boy. At 4.8 years, the child presented with sexual precocity. Height was +2.3 S.D., penil...

hrp0086p2-p150 | Bone & Mineral Metabolism P2 | ESPE2016

Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Haitian Infants and Children

von Oettingen Julia Elisabeth , Sainvil Michele , Lorgeat Viviane , Mascary Marie-Christine , Feldman Henry , Carpenter Christopher , Bonnell Ric , Larco Nancy , Larco Philippe , Stafford Diane , Jean-Baptiste Eddy , Gordon Catherine

Background: Vitamin D deficiency in children is a common cause of rickets, and a potential risk factor for extraskeletal adverse health outcomes. Its prevalence in Haiti has not been assessed.Objective and hypotheses: To examine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in dark-skinned young children in Haiti.Method: Cross-sectional study of healthy Haitian children 9 months to 6 years across thr...

hrp0097p1-536 | Multisystem Endocrine Disorders | ESPE2023

Development and implementation of a Pediatric Endocrinology Education Program in Francophone Africa(In French: Programme de formation en Endocrinologie et Diabètologie Pédiatrique pour l’Afrique subsaharienne Francophone [PEDAF])

Niang Babacar , Boiro Djibril , Bretones Patricia , Chetcha Bodieu Adèle , de Beaufort Carine , Ladjouze Asmahane , Léger Juliane , Mbono Betoko Ritha , Vassili Missambou Mandilou Steve , Sap Ngo Um Suzanne , von Oettingen Julia , Chanoine Jean-Pierre

Introduction: Non-communicable diseases are recognized as a major cause of morbidity in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). There are 21 francophone countries (>100 million speak French) in Sub-Saharan Africa (FSSA). We identified only 19 pediatric endocrinologists in FSSA (37% in Cameroon and Senegal) mostly trained in France or through the successful anglophone “Paediatric Endocrine Training Centers for (West) Africa” (PETC[W]A) offered i...