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Division of Pediatric Endocrinology Presentations and Lectures at 2021 ADA Scientific Sessions

June 22, 2021

The 2021 Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association will be held June 25-29, 2021. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event will be held virtually.

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism faculty will be presenting numerous research abstracts and participating in lectures and discussion groups. Below is a summary of faculty activities at this year’s event. Names in bold are Division faculty.

Posters (All posters will be available throughout the duration of the meeting)

461-P A Day in the Life of a Person with Diabetes Mellitus: An Experiential Learning Initiative. Joseph D. Goltz, Amr Morsi, Ingrid Libman, Heba M. Ismail.

475-P School Nurses Report Low Confidence in Many Skills with Diabetes Devices. Christine March, Amber L. Hill, Traci M. Kazmerski, Galen E. Switzer, Eileen Wallace, Linda M. Siminerio, Elizabeth Miller, Ingrid Libman.

552-P Impact of Stakeholder Engagement in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes (T1D): Experience from the T1D High-Fidelity Wraparound Program (HFWP). Amy G. Nevin, Christine March, Lauren Jones, Justin Schreiber, Ingrid Libman.

553-P The Type 1 Diabetes High-Fidelity Wraparound (T1D HFW) Program: An Option for the Management of High-Risk Youth? Justin Schreiber, Amy G. Nevin, Lauren Jones, Monica W. Payne, Kenneth C. Nash, Radhika Muzumdar, Ingrid Libman.

919-P Time-in-Range (TIR) Is Suboptimal for Youth with Type 1 Diabetes during School. Christine March, Michelle Nanni, Madison K. Kavanaugh, Scott D. Rothenberger, Linda M. Siminerio, Elizabeth Miller, Ingrid Libman.

1116-P Macronutrient Intake and Risk of Progression to Type 1 Diabetes in TrialNet. Erika L. Lundgrin, Anuradha Viswanathan, Suzanne B. Johnson, Jill M. Norris, Heba M. Ismail, Jamie R. Wood, Alicia J. Thomas, Dorothy J. Becker.

56-LB The Mediating Role of Shared Responsibility in the Relationship of Trait Mindfulness and Diabetes-Related Outcomes. Hiba Abujaradeh, Pushpa Viswanathan, Susan M. Sereika, Monica M. Dinardo, Christine A. Feeley, Denise Charron-Prochownik.

152-LB Homeostatic Model Assessment of Adiponectin (HOMA-AD) in Youth Across the Spectrum of Adiposity and Along the Span of Glycemia. Jordan Jacob, Joon Young Kim, Silva A. Arslanian.

Oral Presentations

Friday, June 25, 2021 

Theme Area: Clinical Diabetes/Therapeutics Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes/Obesity/Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (4:15 to 6:15 p.m.)

4:45 to 5:00 p.m. 
17-OR Mathematical Model Disposition Index (mDI) Predicts Dysglycemia in Obese Youth. Joon Ha, Joon Young Kim, Arthur Sherman, Silva A. Arslanian.

5:00 to 5:15 p.m. 
18-OR Longitudinal Changes in Vascular Stiffness and Heart Rate Variability (HRV) in Young Adults with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D): The TODAY Study. Amy S. Shah, Laure El Ghormli, Samuel Gidding, Kara S. Hughan, Lorraine E. Katz, Dorit Koren, Jeanie B. Tryggestad, Fida Bacha, Barbara H. Braffett, Silva A. Arslanian, Elaine M. Urbina.

Saturday, June 26, 2021

Theme Area: Epidemiology/Genetics Novel Biomarkers for Understanding Diabetes Heterogeneity (1:45 – 3:45 pm)

2:30 to 2:45 p.m. 
75-OR Marked Heterogeneity in Nondiabetic, Autoantibody-Positive (Ab+) Individuals with Dysglycemia: Implications for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Staging. Maria J. Redondo, David D. Cuthbertson, Brandon M. Nathan, Emily K. Sims, Mustafa Tosur, Ingrid Libman, Jay S. Skyler, Carmella Evans-Molina, Mark A. Atkinson, Jay Sosenko.
Professional Interest Group Discussion 

Theme Area: Clinical Diabetes/Therapeutics Professional Interest Group Discussion on Diabetes in Youth — Identification and Management of Prediabetes in Youth — Pros vs. Cons  (12 to 1 p.m.)

12:05 to 12:10 p.m. Session Overview — Silva A. Arslanian, MD