Youth transition program
An initiative supporting young people with type 1 diabetes as
they move to adulthood, helping them understand the importance of
managing their health to minimise the risk of
The Youth Transition program is designed to provide follow up
and communication to help children and their parents/carers in
planning their transition from paediatric to adult care, including
a youth transition pack (information), frequent communication and
access to the MyD website, developed specifically for people
aged between 16-25.
Moving On Up
Becoming an adult brings all kinds of new responsibilities. For
young people with type 1 diabetes this also includes learning to
live well with their diabetes.
Moving On Up is a resource designed
specifically for young people with type 1 diabetes and their
parents or guardians, about the transition from paediatric to adult
health care services.
Focusing on the challenges and opportunities that young people
face as they become young adults this booklet covers how they can
live well with their diabetes through this time, the
responsibilities they have for their own diabetes care and the
support they can expect to receive.
Moving On Up can be downloaded from the Young People page on the