Kelvin is a boy who loves all things "Superhero". He spends his playtime
fighting off villains and other imaginary threats--always saving the day, of
course. One day his fantasy world is interrupted by the reality of getting
diabetes...the incessant finger pricks, shots, and the constant doctor's
A specialist doctor uncovers that Kelvin has superpowers. He takes a
superhero oath as 'Super K', and the story reveals itself as the genesis
of a new type of superhero--one who uses his superpowers to help kids with
diabetes. This book empowers kids to find their own superpowers in the face
The comic book style illustrations by Micah Chambers-Goldberg beautifully
connect children and parents to the world of diabetes. The book includes a kid
friendly diagram that explains type 1 diabetes and a glossary that discusses
both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Even Superheroes Get Diabetes is a powerful educational tool for doctors,
parents, kids, and librarians!