Transitioning to Adulthood with Diabetes Program
A Transition Guide for Young Adults
Let’s face it, you’re not a kid anymore. You’re taking on more responsibility — considering college or making decisions about your career, your future. But what about your diabetes care? Now is the time to begin thinking about your health and how you’ll manage it in the future.
Fortunately, your diabetes care team is here to help. Learn more about key topics as you transition to adult diabetes care. If you have specific questions or concerns, please contact your team social worker.
Resources for Teenagers and Young Adults
If you are heading off to college or are entering the workforce, the Diabetes Center has resources with information on important topics.
Effective diabetes management requires a team of medical professionals who each bring unique expertise to your child’s care. Our diabetes team partners with patients and families to encourage independence, self-reliance and collaboration.