Recommendations for the Transition of “Emerging Adults” With Diabetes From Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Care Systems: New Position Statement Released

Recommendations for the Transition of “Emerging Adults” With Diabetes From Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Care Systems: New Position Statement Released

With the number of children and adolescents diagnosed with diabetes increasing in recent years, more attention must be paid to helping them transition from pediatric health care – in which their treatment is supervised – to adult care, in which they are responsible for managing their own health, according to an American Diabetes Association position statement being published in the November issue of Diabetes Care.

http://www.diabetes.org/for-media/2011/recommendations-for-transition-of-emerging-adults.html

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