Swedish Transition Effects Project Supporting Teenagers with chrONic mEdical conditionS
We welcome Mikaela Hällström as a new PhD fellow. Mikaela is a physician and has a master i public health. Mikaelas thesis will focus on the Stepstones Diabetes project.
Ewa-Lena Bratt presented the STEPSTONES project in the National Regional Days of Children Cardiology, 12-13 May in Gothenburg.
STEPSTONES DIAB presented their upcoming work in a well visited workshop on “Transition from pediatric to adult care”. This workshop was arranged by Anna Lena Brorsson and Carina Sparud Lundin in cooperation with nurse specialists in diabetes care Ingela Lavin and Erika Persson.
Prof. Philip Moons and Dr. Ewa-Lena Bratt were in a research expedition in South Africa working with our new collaborator, the University of Cape Town.
The abstract entitle “Responsibility, knowledge and trust-Important aspects in the preparation to the transfer to adult care” has been accepted for the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (June 1-4, 2016) in Rome, Italy. Poster presentation.
The abstract entitle “Readiness for transfer in adolescents with congenital heart disease” has been accepted in the World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery (July 16-21, 2017) in Barcelona, Spain. Poster presentation.