Transition is a nuanced process, more art than science in some aspects, says Dr. Nigrovic. “The transition to adult rheumatologic care is not as big of a shock as you might think. [Young adults] are not as naive as we make them out to be. … I think most of our patients feel that making this transition is not a big deal.”
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Susan Bernstein is a freelance medical journalist based in Atlanta.