Can a dog be trained to monitor blood glucose levels?

If you think not then you haven't met Butter. Meet Stella Chew, diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, trained Butter to raise the alarm whenever her blood sugar levels fall to a critical low even when she does not notice it herself.

The Food Detectives made an episode about Ms Chew and Butter. How did she come up with this idea? Watch the video to learn more

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