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American Girl's new accessory: A diabetic care kit

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American Girls dolls taking a new tack to connect with collectors.

Starting Jan. 1 the Mattel-owned toy company is slated to release a diabetic care accessory kit that includes a blood sugar monitor, insulin pump and lancet, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The kit will retail for $24.

"American Girl has a long history of creating items that speak to diversity and inclusion, and the diabetes care kit is yet another way we are expanding in this important area," Stephanie Spanos, an American Girl spokeswoman, told the Times.

The company already sells wheelchairs and hearing aid accessories for dolls and will also be releasing a set of doll crutches in the new year.

Read the full story from the Los Angeles Times.