How can dogs detect diseases in humans?

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How can dogs detect diseases in humans?
« on: 21/10/2014 10:13:20 »
Whilst Magic - a young golden retriever - may love chasing a stick, curling up on a rug and enjoying a biscuit as much as the next dog, he is certainly no ordinary dog.
Trained by Milton Keynes based organisation Medical Detection Dogs, he can sniff out when his owner Claire Pesterfield, a sufferer of Type 1 diabetes, is about to suffer an attack brought on by low blood sugar levels, that could lead to her losing consciousness.
By alerting and getting assistance, this extraordinary dog helps Claire lead a more ordinary life.
Amelia Perry spoke to Claire, at Addenbrooks Hosptial, where she is the Lead Children's Diabetes Nurse...
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