Canine responses to hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes.

  title={Canine responses to hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Deborah L. Wells and Shaun W. Lawson and Aloysius Niroshan Siriwardena},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  volume={14 10},
OBJECTIVE Anecdotal evidence suggests that domestic dogs may be able to detect hypoglycemia in their human caregivers; scientific investigation of this phenomenon, however, is sorely lacking. [] Key Method All participants owned at least 1 dog. Each person completed a purpose-designed questionnaire developed to collect information on their dogs' responses (if any) to their hypoglycemic episodes.

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