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SHIFT type 1 diabetes study

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Take ownership of your type 1 diabetes! 


What is SHIFT ?

SHIFT is research study evaluating a program to help you prepare for adult health care. This program is specifically designed for adolescents and young adults (ages 16-22) with type 1 diabetes and a parent or caregiver. Watch this brief video and read more below to see if you might be eligible.

What are the eligibility requirements for SHIFT?

Participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Adolescent or young adult (ages 16-22) with type 1 diabetes
  • Current endocrinology patient at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU
  • Have a motivated parent or caregiver who is willing to participate with the adolescent/young adult
  • Have a stable internet connection and access to a device with a webcam (e.g., smartphone, tablet or computer)
  • Use the VCU Health MyChart patient portal or be willing to sign-up for MyChart

Take the SHIFT eligibility screener today!

Note: Both the adolescent/young adult and parent/caregiver need to complete their respective eligibility screener.

Take the adolescent/young adult eligibility screener

Take the parent/caregiver eligibility screener

Frequently asked questions

Contact the SHIFT type 1 diabetes study

Contact the SHIFT type 1 diabetes study

Have questions? Email or call (804) 527-4759

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