Lake Sam Rayburn

9:37am

Wed July 10, 2013
Business

East Texas nonprofit trains service dogs for people with diabetes and autism

Ten families from California to New York will gather later this month at Lake Sam Rayburn in Brookeland, Texas, to meet their newest family members. Ten British Labradors have finished a year of training to become certified diabetic alert dogs. They alert Type 1 diabetics when their blood sugar levelĀ is in a dangerous range. If not properly monitored, a diabetic can quickly become ill to the point of critical condition.

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