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How to Manage a Mammoth

To celebrate How to Manage a Mammoth, Dr Rose Stewart’s brilliant book about living with type 1 diabetes, being read on CBeebies Bedtime Stories by JDRF ambassador, James Norton, we’re asking if your diabetes was a creature, what would it be?

Dr Rose Stewart and James Norton

An illustration of a mammoth and a boy and girl in a car. The mammoth is clearly too big to fit into the car.

Create your own creature

  • Download your frame, and draw a picture of your diabetes creature
  • Give your creature a name!
  • Then ask an adult post it on social media with the tag #MyDiabetesCreature

You can either:

  • Print out the frame, draw your creature, and then take a picture to post.
  • Or, if you don’t have access to a printer, save the frame to your device, draw your creature, and post the image. We look forward to seeing how your diabetes creature looks!

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We are the world’s leading type 1 diabetes charity. We fund world-class medical research to treat, prevent, and cure type 1 diabetes. If you would like to support our work, please consider making a donation.

By donating, you are helping us continue our mission to improve the lives of everyone affected by type 1 diabetes. Your support allows us to:

  • Fund research breakthroughs: Your donations contribute to significant advancements in type 1 diabetes research, bringing us better treatments and closer to cures
  • Provide essential resources: We offer crucial support and information to everyone managing type 1 diabetes, when they need it the most

Every donation, big or small, makes a difference. Thank you for your generosity and support.

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