Medical detection dogs help diabetes patients regulate insulin levels

21.01.2019

Photo: Claire Pesterfield holding her dog Magic's paw; Copyright: Trevor Martin

Claire Pesterfield holding her dog Magic's paw. He's a medical alert assistant dog and has been trained to detect a minute shift in Claire's blood sugar levels. She thinks he's alerted and potentially saved her life 4,500 times in the five years they've been together.