Mathias, P, Corathers, S, Carreon, S, Hilliard, M, Papadakis, J, Weissberg-Benchell, J, Raymond, J, Pyatak, E, Agarwal, S


  •  Young adulthood is a unique phase in life with multiple developmental, social, and healthcare changes that complicate type 1 diabetes self-management and can be associated with worsening of health and psychosocial outcomes.
  • Young adults (YA) from marginalized groups experience negative social determinants of health, stigma, and effects of structural racism that are associated with high risk for even worse outcomes.
  • We review evidence-based care approaches that improve outcomes for YA with type 1 diabetes, including health-care transition clinics, psychosocial care interventions, telehealth and mobile strategies, occupational therapy approaches, and mitigation or elimination of root causes of inequity to improve diabetes self-management.

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