"There is ample evidence that she has worked with Dan Warren of Warren Retrievers. There have been a number of very negative comments about that organization elsewhere and it has even made the press, here is one such…"
Brenda, her daughter Laura, and her daughter's DAD Daisy were kind enough to let me interview them for my blog. It's a great story and tells what it is really for a child to have a DAD:www.doggonediabetes.comSee More
I have heard from a number of sources that poodles make fine alert dogs. I even know one trainer who prefers them.
The trainer in VA that you mentioned, Scott Smith, is worth talking to. He's friendly and informative and will put no…"
I recently posted an interview with TuDiabetes member Terry O'Rourke who has been living with his diabetic alert dog, Norm, for the past 3 years. Terry's in-depth responses tell a great story and reveal what life is like living with a DAD.You can find it at www.DoggoneDiabetes.com.See More
"I use Tegaderm to cover my sensor. Sometimes I cut out the hole so the sensor is not covered, sometimes I don't and just cover the whole shebang. Both approaches have worked fine for me for years although I suspect it might be a tough fit…"
"I'd rather not go into specific details on my financial arrangement with my trainer. Suffice it to say that commonly found estimates of $10k-$25k are pretty accurate depending upon level of training achieved. I spoke to quite a few trainers and…"
"Dave - I wish you the best of luck in your dog-gone diabetes "journey of discovery." Since I have a hypoglycemia alert dog, I fully appreciate the joy and comfort that awaits you when you finally connect with that one special canine! Good…"
I'm about six months into my journey of discovery towards getting a DAD (diabetic alert dog). Along the way I've learned a lot and I'm sure will continue to do so. I started a blog about my journey and diabetes in general (and a few other things I'm sure).Future posts will include an in-depth interview with my trainer as well as an interview with a 3-year DAD team veteran (ok, the dog probably won't have much to say).'Tis at…See More
For users of any model of Animas insulin pumps.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for Life, which…See More
GuitarManDave, here is giving you a warm and friendly welcome to TuDiabetes.com. This is a very neat site/blog that we all use to help and support each other. I hope to see you and your participation often. We look forward to seeing you post a Picture in your profile. Please feel free to join any of our Groups and Forums. If I can be of any assistance please feel free to ask. Again, welcome aboard!!
This year Diabetes Hands Foundation has pledged US$35,000 in Big Blue Test grants, continuing its support for programs aimed at providing lifesaving supplies, medical tests, treatment, and patient education to people living in need who have or at risk Read on! →
Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →