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CAPTAIN GLUCOSE

Captain Glucose is the leader of The Diabetes Hero Squad and has had Type 2 diabetes for many years. He assembled the squad as a way to fight the evil forces of diabetes and to inform, inspire, and entertain people with diabetes of all types and ages. He coined the phrase “Be Your Own Personal Diabetes Hero” and encourages all people with diabetes to take control of their diabetes.

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D-GIRL (Dee-Dee)

D-Girl is a Type 1 pump wearing dynamo who doesn’t back down from fighting the good fight to help all people with diabetes. She helps Captain Glucose on his mission and also encourages others to take care of their diabetes.

 

METER BOY

Meter boy has Type 1 diabetes and is determined to help others with type 1 to become their own personal diabetes hero. He may be young, but he is wise beyond his years when it comes to all things diabetes..

 

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THE AMAZING ENDO

 A doctor who specializes in high tech medical gadgets that have out of this world capabilities. Like the other characters, he has special powers.

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D-OGGIE

 Oggie is a T1 dog with powers and is the Diabetes Duo's best friend. He helps The Diabetes Heroes fight the evil diabetes villains...and fetches their D-supplies, too! Oggie is also a hypo and hyper detective and can determine if someone is too high or too low.

 

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BLOOD SUGAR MANIAC

 Every person with diabetes must constantly fight this insidious and annoying evildoer. His mission in life is to make diabetics have high blood glucose. Luckily he is no match for the diabetes hero squad who always put him in his place.

 

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THE CARBOHYDRA

This six headed beast is a wild carb monster. Doing battle with it tests the courage and discipline of every person with diabetes. It looks invulnerable but can be controlled by using weapons like insulin, exercise, and portion control.

 

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This dreaded “a1c” monster is a hater who shows up every three or six months to mess with your head. It is only a number, but it thrives on being higher than what it should be and can’t stand it when you get a number you’re happy with.

 

 

 

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BOLUS THE “BLUE FRIDAYS” BEAR

Bolus is all about the Blue Fridays initiative. In addition to encouraging everyone to wear blue on Fridays to bring awareness to diabetes and the people living with it, he loves to spread the word about World Diabetes Day on November 14

He also has a video where he shows off his moves by doing his own Blue Fridays Dance!.

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