Posted by: Stacy Ardoin, MD , Hilary Michel, MD on Aug 05, 2022


Education is often targeted at parents and caregivers, but as teens and young adults grow up and prepare to transfer to the adult healthcare setting, it is especially important that they understand their medical condition.

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