Super heros for kids with diabetes

  • Timia Simms (aka Loyal Lightning) decorates her superhero cape. The 12-year-old came all the way from the Bahamas to join the camp for children with diabetes presented by Child Life Specialists from Miami 's Hospital. ALEX M. SANCHEZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Sophia Hopkins, 10, checks her blood sugar before she eats her midmorning snack at the Miami Children's Hospital pedriatic diabetes camp. ALEX M. SANCHEZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Chantal Diaz, 11, paints her Food Girl superhero costume. Young campers with diabetes created superhero costumes and identities at Miami Children's Hospital. ALEX M. SANCHEZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Chantal Diaz, 11, paints her Food Girl superhero costume. Young campers with diabetes created superhero costumes and identities in an activity presented by Child Life Specialists from Miami Children's Hospital. ALEX M. SANCHEZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Cristina Campmorey, 8, paints with syringes while creating a superhero costume in a camp activity. ALEX M. SANCHEZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Young campers created superhero costumes during Miami Children's Hospital's week-long camp for children with juvenile diabetes. ALEX M. SANCHEZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Domingo Gonzalez, 12, gets traced by fellow campers at Miami Children's Hospital's camp for children with juvenile diabetes. ALEX M. SANCHEZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Nayha Molina, 12, gets traced by fellow campers at Miami Children's Hospital's camp for children with juvenile diabetes. ALEX M. SANCHEZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF