Endocrinol Diabetes Metab 2021 Sep 9:e00295. Epub 2021 Sep 9.
Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Aim: To determine advantages conferred by a youth-specific transition clinic model for young adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at Westmead Hospital (WH) as compared with Australian registry data.
Methods: Prospectively collected data included age, diabetes duration, visit frequency, post code, BMI, mode of insulin delivery, continuous glucose monitoring, HbA1c, albumin creatinine ratio, BP, retinopathy and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) for all WH T1D clinic attendees aged 16-25 between January 2017 and June 2018 (n = 269). Results were compared with data collected during the same time period from 2 separate Australian data registries, one longitudinal (Australasian Diabetes Data Network, ADDN) and one a spot survey (the Australian National Diabetes Audit, ANDA). Read More