Dogs helping diabetic owners

We’ve all seen the occasional report on the local news  about how a dog somehow knows it’s owner is having medical trouble. Sometimes the person themself doesn’t even know! A study was just published in the AAHA journal about dogs being able to detect low blood sugar in people. Most stories are anecdotal – this was an actual study! It confirmed that yes, they can somewhat reliably, when trained, detect low blood sugar.

I’d still hang on to my glucometer!