Service Dog Helps Teen Monitor His Insulin Levels

Service Dog Helps Teen Monitor His Insulin Levels

Nick has Type 1 diabetes and his service dog, Qupid, alerts him when it’s time to check his insulin levels. Trained canines like Qupid assist patients with diabetes by signaling to them when their blood sugar levels change, long before a meter would catch the shift.

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  1. When he pricked his index finger, I was trying so hard to remain calm. I’ve pricked it there before and it hurt so much. I don’t know how he did it so nonchalantly.

  2. This is awesome.  I am also a Type 1 diabetic, for 25years now….I am on a pump and I have 2 young kids. My blood sugars are always all over the place, and it gets scary when you get a low blood sugar and your kids are needing you.  I would love to find more information on Diabetic Service Dogs for Phoenix, AZ area. Thank you

  3. I’m 12 and I struggle with taking care of my diabetes more than anybody knows. I really think a service dog would help.

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