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The JDRF offers resources to support you and your family when you or a loved one is diagnosed with diabetes. This is a not-for-profit organization aimed at finding a cure for diabetes and assisting those who live with the disease.
- Step Out for Diabetes Fundraiser
American Diabetes Association diabetes walk information. Enter your zip code or select your state for local event information. You can also register from this site!
Article detailing the work of alert dogs on the American Diabetes Association website.
- The Dog’s Sense of Smell
July 2005 published article by Julio E. Correa (Extension Animal Scientist, Associate Professor, Food and Animal Sciences, Alabama A&M University).
This article is found on the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and covers the science behind dog’s superior sense of smell.
- A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
July 2005 published article by Julio E. Correa (Extension Animal Scientist, Associate Professor, Food and Animal Sciences, Alabama A&M University)
Our very own Buster and his handler/owner, Jordon Lebsock begins his story at the 1:53 marker on the JDRF’s Rocky Mountain Chapter 2011 Dream Gala website . That Buster is even cuter in person than he is in Jordon’s book! Is that even possible?? (Check out Jordon’s book for kids with diabetes by clicking on the link on the ASD Kids page!)