My Big Sister Has Diabetes

My Big Sister Has Diabetes is a children's book where an African-American young girl explains her big sister's condition, otherwise known as Type 1 Diabetes. Her big sister shows how brave and strong she is when she plays basketball and takes her insulin, the medicine used to help regulate her blood sugar levels.

This story helps all children to understand the routines of a child with Type 1 Diabetes from their loved ones' perspective. This story uses age-appropriate vocabulary, including words specific for Type 1 Diabetes. It is informative yet friendly enough that it could be read as a bedtime story.


--Rain