Jerry 2.0: There’s A New Bear In Town…now with diabetes and allergies

by Leighann on September 28, 2015

Jerry the BearThere is good news on the Jerry the Bear front. Jerry has been updated with a new look…and a new medical condition. Jerry is now available as a bear with type 1 diabetes or a bear with food allergies. I know that the price point of the original Jerry was out-of-reach for most families (and many did fundraising to get one), but the price has come down with this second version and is now $99-149 with a pre-order discount.

Even though it’s my daughter who has type 1 diabetes (and also a tree nut allergy), my son likes playing with Jerry because it helps him learn about his sister’s diabetes. And we all know that diabetes affects the entire family.

From Sproutel: “Our new bear helps all kids learn about their health through play. We’ve also created expansion packs to customize Jerry for type 1 diabetes and food allergies education.

Here’s a video of the history of Jerry.

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