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It's been an advantage to me to be double-boarded in adult and pediatric endocrinology because I'm able to take a patient that has a problem — and gets older — and simply transition them within my own practice to more adult care. And this happens a lot with hormone deficiencies of one kind or another — thyroid or growth — and particularly with diabetes, type 1 diabetes more than type 2.
There has to be a trust established not only with the patient but with the family because the family often controls where the patient is going to be receiving their care.