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What seemed like a nightmare eventually turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Jerry Douthett, whose 1-year-old Jack Russell terrier ate the top half of his big toe. The incident forced the Michigan resident to head to a hospital, where doctors diagnosed an infection in his toe, and its cause: diabetes.