Catherine A. MacDonald

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During the transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care there is often a high rate of medical dropout and increased rates of acute and chronic complications. Building Connections: The Maestro Project was initiated in September 2002 by the Diabetes Education Resource for Children and Adolescents and the City of Winnipeg Regional Health Authority in(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine whether a systems navigator service, The Maestro Project, could increase medical surveillance for young adults with type 1 diabetes who transfer from pediatric to adult care. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS There were two cohorts of participants: 1) a younger group (aged 18 years, n = 82) who had the assistance of the navigator as they(More)
During the transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care there is often a high rate of medical dropout and increased rates of acute and chronic complications. Building Connections: The Maestro Project was initiated in September 2002 by the Diabetes Education Resource for Children and Adolescents and the City of Winnipeg Regional Health Authority in(More)
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