Transitioning from teenage years to adulthood can be stressful for teens with diabetes and their families. Teens and young adults need to assume more responsibility for diabetes self-management and make more independent judgments about their health care needs.
NDEP has assembled the materials below to help teens with diabetes make a smooth transition to adult health care. Families and health care professionals will also find these materials helpful.
NDEP has also developed a slide set with information about transitioning from pediatric to adult health care for health care professionals and community organizations to help explain and promote this resource. View or download promotional tools here.