Recorded: EIP 2011 ● Language: English ● Duration: 30 minutes Topic: Pediatric Endocrinology


Speaker: JOE WOLFSDORF, MB, BCh, Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, Clinical Director & Associate Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Director of the Diabetes Program, Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  Learning Objectives (1) To describe the level of glycemic control currently achieved by children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (2) To review the limiting effect of hypoglycemia on achieving defined glycemic targets (3) To review the effect of insulin pump therapy combined with continuous glucose monitoring on glycemic control and hypoglycemia