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Diabetes, your dog and your health.

Diabetes, your dog and your health. Dogs as it has been said are a man’s best friend.   Apparently, that is even more true if you have diabetes. Diabetics can feel faint if their sugar levels run low, something known as hypoglycemia.  Shakiness, confusion, dizziness and potentially unconsciousness can be a result of low sugar levels in the bloodstream. When a diabetic’s blood sugar is low, a chemical called isoprene can be smelled by dogs, yet humans cannot detect it. In the UK, they are training dogs to be able to alert their owners if their blood sugar is low since they Read More »