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June 1, 2018

I first heard about ICAN and diabetes alert dogs when I was in middle school. A girl with Type 1 Diabetes had recently gotten a dog. Neither my mom nor I realized a dog could be trained to alert its owner of low blood sugar. At the time


May 30, 2018

I am very excited to have the opportunity to work alongside Jessie in our clinic. Our clinic has had the awesome opportunity to have a former ICAN graduate, Lex, as our facility dog for the past 10 years, but as he reaches his 13th birthday we feel he


May 29, 2018

When Caleb was just 8 years old, we found out about ICAN from my sister, who is a pediatric occupational therapist. Caleb to this day is still undiagnosed, but struggles with his balance, coordination, and has a


May 21, 2018

John spent six years in the Marine Corps as a combat engineer and a martial arts instructor. He did two tours to Iraq, once in 2003 then again in 2006 and was responsible for conducting


March 16, 2018

Prior to being adopted into our family, our son Nicholas lived in a Russian orphanage where he experienced under-stimulated, neglectful, institutional care. When he came home at 18 months,