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02-02-2021 | Transitions of care | News

Transition coordinators may improve shift from pediatric to adult diabetes care

Young adults with diabetes type 1 show improvements in clinic attendance rates when a nonmedical transition coordinator is present during the changeover from pediatric to adult diabetes care, say the authors of a Canadian clinical trial.

04-30-2019 | Transitions of care | News

Benefits of transition support unsustained in young adults with type 1 diabetes

Structured transition support improves clinic attendance, satisfaction with care, and diabetes-related distress in people with type 1 diabetes moving from pediatric to adult care, but only for the duration of the program, Canadian research shows.

04-26-2018 | Transitions of care | News

Transition to university challenging for students with type 1 diabetes

Students with type 1 diabetes report increased difficulties with managing their condition when they start at university, with consequences for glycemic control and acute complications.

01-30-2018 | Transitions of care | News

SEARCH highlights flaws in transfer from pediatric to adult diabetes care

US researchers call for tailored clinical programs and policies to improve the transition from pediatric to adult care, and thus prevent worsening glycemic control, in young adults with type 2 diabetes.

10-06-2017 | Transitions of care | News

Appointment manager boosts retention after switch to adult diabetes care

An open-label randomized trial shows that an appointment manager reduces disengagement from health services among patients with type 1 diabetes after the first year following their transition from pediatric to adult care.

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