Chapter 52. Diabetes in Adolescence and Transitional Care

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology3,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine4,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair5 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President6
  1. Debbie Kralik PhD, RN General Manager Associate Professor1 and
  2. Maria Kambourakis BSc(Hons) Research Officer2

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch52

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Kralik, D. and Kambourakis, M. (2010) Diabetes in Adolescence and Transitional Care, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch52

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 4

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 5

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 6

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal District Nursing Service, South Australia and University of South Australia and University of Adelaide, Glenside, Australia

  2. 2

    Type 1 Diabetes Program, Diabetes Australia, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808

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Keywords:

  • Adolescence as a time of transition;
  • Adolescence and diabetes;
  • Transition in the diabetes care setting;
  • Adolescent needs during transition;
  • Education programs to promote self - care;
  • Barriers and facilitators to successful transition;
  • Models of transition care;
  • Transition case coordinator (TCC);
  • Successful transition: an adolescent perspective;
  • Information and communication technology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Transition

  • Adolescence as at ime of transition

  • Adolescence and diabetes

  • Transition in the diabetes care setting

  • Adolescent needs during transition

  • Models of transition care

  • Barriers and facilitators to successful transition

  • Transition in practice

  • Future research

  • Conclusions

  • References