Today there are 3 million and growing children and adults living with Type 1 diabetes. Many of these people try their hardest to manage their diabetes and admit it’s not always the easiest. Dangerous blood sugar levels are frightening for both the patient and their families.
Watch as Dee Bogetti, certified diabetes dog trainer, describes how diabetes dogs have become an essential alert dog for many diabetics. These faithful pooches can detect when blood sugars are rising or falling, and go just about anywhere their diabetics go. They’re a small price to pay but give diabetics their independence back along with the feeling of security. Let’s thank these dogs for saving lives!