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Diabetes Care Management Compared to Standard Diabetes Care in Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

2015-06-04 00:08:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Structured transition program for adolescents and young adults with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) improves diabetes clinic attendance as well as glycemic control after transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care.

Description

The purpose of this study is to determine if a structured transition program for adolescents and young adults with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) improves diabetes clinic attendance and management as well as glycemic control after transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Type 1 Diabetes

Intervention

Transition Coordinator

Location

London Health Sciences Centre - Children's Hospital
London
Ontario
Canada
N6A 5W9

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

University of Western Ontario, Canada

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-06-04T00:08:22-0400

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