Jerry the Bear is a best friend for children with type 1 diabetes.

By taking care of Jerry, this app enables children to gain hands-on experience with diabetes management through play! Kids can feed Jerry foods, administer insulin using a pen or a pump, and check Jerry’s blood sugar.

Jerry the Bear provides comfort and education in a safe environment by focusing on Jerry's simulated diabetes.

• Practice diabetes basics by caring for Jerry.
• Check Jerry's blood sugar with a glucometer, test strips, and lancet.
• Prepare Jerry's insulin pen and dial a dose of insulin.
• Activate Jerry's infusion site to use the insulin pump.
• Jerry's Kitchen! Explore carb values in a variety of foods in the pantry and prepare a plate of food for the hungry bear!
• Learn about the effect of carbohydrates and insulin on Jerry's body.
• Jerry's Stories! Follow along as Jerry learns new sports and activities to compete in the All Star Games with 21 animated storybooks.
• Tasks with Navi. Check in with Navi, Jerry's trainer, to unlock Jerry's stories by completing a set of tasks to help take care of Jerry's diabetes!

Sproutel is a patient-centered research and development company focused on kids' health. This app is the latest in diabetes education technology, based on our original, award-winning Jerry the Bear and over 5 years of research, development, and testing with the incredible type 1 community! Learn more about us at


Jerry the Bear is a free app to help children about their type 1 diabetes. To enhance play and learning, this app can be used with a companion stuffed animal available at

What's New

Version 1.3.0

Thank you for taking care of Jerry the Bear! We added some fun features in this update.
+ New handwashing activity! Find the handwashing station on Jerry's island, or use the faucet icon to scan Jerry’s hands. Wash Jerry’s hands before checking Jerry’s blood sugar!
+ New foods from around the world are added to Jerry's Kitchen!
+ We fixed a few bugs and changed some tasks that were difficult to complete.

Ratings and Reviews


Cool game but won't work

This is a great app for everyone I would recommend maybe doing something with the tree house I would also like for the story to go on but all of that I give it a five star
Thank you reading hope you have a nice day!

Try it out it's good


Good game for kids who don't understand type 1 Diabetes.
I would like for the tree house to do things and I like the background, keep up the good work! You should try it out people who don't have this app!! Can you add more food plz if you don't that's ok



Jerry the bear is an amazing augmented reality toy for type one diabetic children and family. It helps them understand type one better!


Sproutel, Inc.
1.5 GB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 Sproutel, Inc.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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