Building connections for young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Manitoba: feasibility and acceptability of a transition initiative.

@article{Walleghem2006BuildingCF,
  title={Building connections for young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Manitoba: feasibility and acceptability of a transition initiative.},
  author={Norma Van Walleghem and Catherine A. MacDonald and Heather Jean Dean},
  journal={Chronic diseases in Canada},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={130-4}
}
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 Manitoba, Canada to examine the feasibility and acceptability of an administrative support and systems navigation service for young adults with… CONTINUE READING