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-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...