A diabetic's best friend

04 August 2015 - 09:08 By TANYA FARBER

Honey, a 16-month-old golden retriever, is making history as the first dog in South Africa being trained to detect low or high blood sugar levels in diabetic humans. If all goes according to plan, Duncan Smuts, 11, will soon have Honey by his side – even at school - so she can warn him if his blood sugar level has dropped and he needs help.

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