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Elle & Coach : diabetes, the fight for my daughter's life, and the dog who changed everything / Stefany Shaheen with Mark Dagostino

By: Shaheen, Stefany.
Contributor(s): Dagostino, Mark.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2015Edition: First edition.Description: x, 228 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780316258760 (hardback); 0316258768 (hardback).Other title: Elle and Coach.Subject(s): Shaheen, Elle | Shaheen, Stefany -- Family | Diabetes in children -- United States | Service dogs -- United States | Detector dogs -- United States | Dogs -- Therapeutic use -- United States | Human-animal relationships -- United States | Mothers and daughters -- United States | Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 -- United States -- Personal Narratives | Child -- United States -- Personal Narratives | Dogs -- United States -- Personal Narratives | Animal Assisted Therapy -- United States -- Personal NarrativesGenre/Form: Personal narratives.Scope and content: "The endearing true story of a Type-A mom struggling to care for a daughter who has Type 1 diabetes--and the incredible service dog who changes their lives for the better. Stefany Shaheen takes readers on an emotional journey as she tries everything to manage her daughter Elle's deadly and unpredictable disease, all while juggling a family of four children. Overcoming the skepticism that a dog can provide answers that medical science is still seeking, the family finds a resounding sense of peace and reassurance through Coach's near miraculous abilities as a medic-alert dog, specially trained to detect dangerous changes in blood sugar levels. Elle & Coach is a story of determination and finding hope in the most unlikely of places"-- Provided by publisher
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"The endearing true story of a Type-A mom struggling to care for a daughter who has Type 1 diabetes--and the incredible service dog who changes their lives for the better. Stefany Shaheen takes readers on an emotional journey as she tries everything to manage her daughter Elle's deadly and unpredictable disease, all while juggling a family of four children. Overcoming the skepticism that a dog can provide answers that medical science is still seeking, the family finds a resounding sense of peace and reassurance through Coach's near miraculous abilities as a medic-alert dog, specially trained to detect dangerous changes in blood sugar levels. Elle & Coach is a story of determination and finding hope in the most unlikely of places"-- Provided by publisher

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