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Transition to Adult Care in Type 1 Diabetes

Oct 28, 2019

Overview

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

 

Locations

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.

 

Sponsors/Collaborators

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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