Coming of age with diabetes: patients' views of a clinic for under-25 year olds.

@article{Eiser1993ComingOA,
  title={Coming of age with diabetes: patients' views of a clinic for under-25 year olds.},
  author={Christine Eiser and Maria Flynn and Esther Green and Trudy Havermans and Robion Kirby and David Sandeman and J. E. Tooke},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={1993},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={285-9}
}
This study is both an evaluation of patients' perceptions of a diabetes clinic for under-25 year olds, and an assessment of experiences in transferring from a paediatric clinic. Sixty-nine patients with Type 1 diabetes (74% of the total clinic), including 41 females, completed evaluations of the clinic and recall of experiences in transfer. Mean age on transferring clinic was 15.9 (range 12-20) years. Paediatricians were perceived to emphasise family and social life, school or work progress… CONTINUE READING