The New Adventures of Dexton
A series of educational books and activity sheets are available here to help parents talk with their children about diabetes.
The New Adventures of Dexton is a story written in diary format from the perspective of a nine-year-old boy with type 1 diabetes. In the diary, Dexton describes his feelings about his diagnosis, how to monitor his blood glucose levels, the effects of eating carbohydrates and exercising, what happens when he experiences hypoglycemia, and other events and actions related to his journey to learn about and live with diabetes.
These resources are available to view online or to download and print.
This resource narrates a hypothetical day for nine-year-old Max, who has type 1 diabetes. Max uses the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System, takes multiple daily injections, and is...