hrp0095wg4.1 | ESPE Working Group on Diabetes Technology (DT) Symposium | ESPE2022

Use of Automated Insulin Delivery systems (AIDs) in preschool children

de Beaufort Carine

Management of type 1 diabetes in preschool children is a huge challenge for their caregivers. Age-specific factors (e.g. unpredictable food intake and physical activity, small insulin doses, high insulin sensitivity, frequent intercurrent infections, high variability in insulin requirements) increase the complexity of daily diabetes management. Furthermore, the preschool child depends completely on his/her caregiver. To meet recommended treatment targets while avoiding hypogly...