• Diabetic Alert Dogs: How one dog changed a girl's life forever

    12 days ago - By WGN TV

    LEYDEN, Mass. - After a two year waiting process, a young college student now has a special four-legged sidekick with a mutual love of Hallmark movies and the outdoors to keep her company, but most importantly keep her safe.
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    In October Julia Duprey was introduced to a new best friend named Pretzel. Pretzel is a 14-month-old diabetic alert dog, which is a type of service dog that helps people with diabetes detect dangerously low or high blood sugar levels.
    In 2004 at the age of six Julia was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes...
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