Service Dogs Help Manage Diabetes

For those with difficult-to-manage diabetes, a service dog may be in their future.

WSYR-TV- Syracuse-  introduced its viewers to  Brian Messe who has struggled with diabetes for most of his life. Never quite sure if they were dangerously low Brian looked into an emerging field of service dogs.

A five month old puppy named Ziggy traveled from Virginia to Syracuse to move in with Messe.

Meet Brian and Ziggy at:


WINAHEAD is made up of representatives from thirty institutions. Our members are professionals employed by two- and four-year colleges and universities who work directly with students with disabilities to ensure equal access to higher education. WIN indicates the geographic area we represent: Western Iowa and Nebraska. AHEAD is our national parent organization, the Association on Higher Education and Disability.
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