Talk to your diabetes team to see if you are ready to move to adult care if you:
Specialists in our Young Adult Diabetes Transition Program help teens and young adults with diabetes to transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care. Our goal is to ensure patients will be confident and prepared for the move to adult diabetes care.
Diabetes care coordinator
Pediatric diabetes provider
Transition diabetes provider
Nurse diabetes educator
Smoking, drugs and alcohol
Sexual health and diabetes
Managing your own health care (making appointments, refilling prescriptions, etc.)
Education, career, and job counseling
Healthy coping with diabetes
Having a support system
Pre-transition: Talk with your diabetes team and family to see if you are ready for the transition.
Transition visits: Most likely, you will see the transition team twice before seeing an adult endocrinologist.
Post-transition: Our diabetes transition coordinator will help you make an appointment and send your records to your new doctor.
If you have questions about the Transition Program, please call (614) 722-4425 or email DM.Transition@NationwideChildrens.org.
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