New Jersey boy creates ‘carebox’ for children with diabetes

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MORRISTOWN -

An 8-year-old boy from New Jersey has created a program to help children cope with being newly diagnosed with diabetes.

Jack Stack was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. He created Jack’s Hope in a Box to help other children with the condition.

The box contains items such as a teddy bear the children can hold if they are scared, as well as a stress ball they can squeeze while they are getting injections.

Jack presented over 100 of the boxes to doctors at Goryeb Children's Hospital in Morristown for World Diabetes Day.

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation selected Jack as their "Everyday Hero" for the month of December. He will be featured in a newsletter and on their website.

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