Featured on Diabetic Daily! DOG A Diabetic’s Best Friend Training Guide: Train Your Own Diabetic & Glycemic Alert Dog (Black & White Edition). Diabetes is an unforgiving disease that afflicts many Americans and globally. Science and researchers continue the quest for a cure for this potentially deadly disease that affects individuals and their families both physically and emotionally. Any dog lover will tell you the love they share with their dog is like no other, perhaps because of the therapy they provide for that individual. Today’s dog, however, is capable of so much more. They can be trained to use their instinct to the advantage of a person who is unaware that their glucose is dropping or rising to a dangerous level. These dogs are now known as Diabetic and Glycemic Alert Dogs. Diabetic and Glycemic Alert Dogs can provide a tool to better glucose control and emotional support to people who are hyperglycemic as well as those with hypoglycemia. DOG, A Diabetic’s Best Friend. Is a Diabetic and Glycemic Alert Dog Training Guide to selecting, assessing, understanding, training, and maintaining a Diabetic and Glycemic Alert Dog. The training methods used are fun, positive, and help harness the power of the human-dog bond.