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A six year old girl from Doncaster is the youngest in the country to have a dog who is trained to alert her before she has a hypoglycaemic attack

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Video: Meet the Labrador turned life-saver

Meet the pet Labrador who is proving to be not only man's best friend - but also a life-saver to a young girl who has diabetes. Six year old Alena Hughes relies on her dog Maisie to tell her if she's in danger of falling into a coma.

Maisie was trained for a year by charity volunteers who help people with life-threatening health conditions. David Hirst reports.

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