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Coach nominated for American Humane Association Hero Dog Award

Here in the Shaheen family, we’ve always known that Coach is a hero, but this year The American Humane Association took notice as well.

Coach has been nominated as a Hero Dog in the American Human Association Hero Dog Awards for 2016.

Voting closed on April 27, so we’re now anxiously awaiting the final announcement on May 11. If he wins, we’ll be off to California for a complete Los Angeles-style celebration, including a stroll on the red carpet.

Here’s the link for more information, and in the mean time, keep your fingers crossed!

the cost of living with diabetes

Infographic: The True Costs of Living with Diabetes

 

Ever since Elle was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 8 in 2007, the daily struggles of diabetes have become a part of life. The challenges of living with this disease are both financial and emotional, and they impact the lives of millions of American families every year.

Below is a glimpse of what diabetes costs our families.

If you want more information on how we’re adapting to it, and how an amazing dog changed everything, you can order Elle and Coach here.

Infographic: True Cost of Diabetes