Diabetic Alert Dog for Taylor

My name is taylor, I am a type one Diabetic. T1D is an autoimmune disorder. An infection or some other trigger caused my body to mistakenly attack the cells of my pancreas that make insulin. My blood sugar can sometimes get really high which causes my body to produce keytones. Those will destroy my sensitive organs like my kidneys, my eyes and even my nerves. If my blood sugar gets too low I could have a fatal seizure!! (yikes) I wear an insulin pump and a CGM (continuous glucose monitor) to help control my blood sugar but what I really need Is a DIABETIC ALERT service DOG!! :) they smell me and can alert me when my blood sugar goes up or down!



"Diabetic alert dogs" are trained to recognize the biochemical scent that a diabetic's body gives off as his or her blood glucose begins to change. These dogs learn that this biochemical scent is a command to the dogs for them to carry out an "alert" action"”which means that their diabetic partners can receive an early warning to help them avoid acutely dangerous hypoglycemia, and curb damaging hyperglycemia. It is imperative for a diabetic to receive early warnings that prompt them to verify their blood glucose levels and treat themselves accordingly, based on the plan advised by their physician.

Because hypoglycemia can cause acute and severe problems including coma and death, and because hyperglycemia can contribute to long-term diabetes complications, it is imperative for a diabetic to receive early warnings, which allow them to verify their blood glucose levels and treat themselves according to current consumer technology as advised by their physician. These dogs are a diabetic's best friend, life-savers and life-changers."‹

Donations

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  • Sally Lara 
    • $5 (Offline)
    • 88 mos
  • Shirley B 
    • $5 (Offline)
    • 88 mos
  • Patty Sopher 
    • $20 (Offline)
    • 88 mos
  • Sheri Wise 
    • $40 
    • 88 mos
  • Rudy Beltran 
    • $50 
    • 88 mos
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Organizer

Megan Jo 
Organizer
Victorville, CA
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