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Specially Trained Diabetes Dog

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(KTVI) - You grow up with many responsibilities when you have Type 1 Diabetes.  You need to carefully balance insulin shots with what you eat. You also need to test your blood sugar six times or more a day by pricking your finger.

So having a backup system to avoid a diabetic seizure is a good idea. That's where  Nibmus comes in. He's a diabetic alert dog.  Lisa Mayer trained him and talks about what he can do.