Challenges for Young Diabetes Patients Moving from Pediatric To Adult Care

Adolescents and young adults age 17-23 who have type 1 diabetes are at high risk for negative health outcomes, including poor glycemic control, as they move from pediatric and parental care to independent self-care skills and preparation for adult diabetes care. Researchers are examining how improved communication between young people and health care providers can help ease the transition. Read more

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