Transition to Adult Care in Type 1 Diabetes

Oct 28, 2019


The roles of care professional and support networks can change as teenagers with type 1 diabetes transition into adulthood. As a result, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is conducting a clinical trial of questionnaires and interviews with patients, parents, and caregivers to better assess these transitions and provide recommendations.


Study Information

The study will consist of 3 phases:

  • Phase 1 – Questionnaires will be given and collected for information on the transitional experiences of different individuals. 
  • Phase 2 – Individuals with type 2 diabetes will be interviewed to discuss their questionnaire responses. 
  • Phase 3 – Recommendations will be given to prepare participants for a successful transition, based on results from the interviews


Inclusion Criteria

  • All sexes, ages 18 and older
  • Residents in the United States
  • Currently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes
  • Parents of participants with type 1 diabetes
  • Healthcare Professionals of patients with type 1 diabetes
  • Fluent in English


Exclusion Criteria

  • Anyone under the age of 18
  • Those diagnosed with type 2 diabetes



The study is being held at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, in Newport Beach, California, 92663. The contact person is listed as Harsimran Singh, PhD, although no contact information is provided.



This clinical trial is sponsored by the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. The Principal Investigator is Harsimran Singh, PhD, of the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center.

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