How our Paracord Medical IDs Are Supporting Refugee Women Artisans

Paracords are popular for being a handy bracelet or strap to have in an emergency. It can be used in so many ways but the most popular use for it (because of its strength) is outdoor adventures. Just like a medical ID, a paracord can help save your life in…

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Debra’s Multiple Sclerosis Journey

A medical ID is recommended to anyone living with a medical condition such as Multiple Sclerosis. Photo credit: Kiki Charles   The hardest thing for me about multiple sclerosis (MS) is its unpredictability. At age 36, I escaped from an abusive relationship and rebuilt my life. By age 44, I…

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Parents of Allergy Sufferers Create Food Safety App for Eating Out

It is unsettling and very unfortunate that approximately 3,000 people die each year from food poisoning while another 128,000 are hospitalized according to the Center for Disease Control. Furthermore, every three minutes a person is admitted to the Emergency Room due to some type of allergic reaction. Researchers estimate that…

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Why Fake Medical IDs Are Not Funny

Medical IDs are worn by many people with medical conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy, autism, and food allergies. The intention is to alert first responders of their chronic illness, allergies, or medications even if they are not conscious enough, old enough, or too injured to explain. According to EMS World,…

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Bethenny Frankel’s Allergy to Fish Raises Awareness on Medical ID Bracelets

“Purchased a new @americanmedicalid and changed the inscription to ensure that I receive epinephrine and that 911 is called!” – @Liladri317 Food allergy to fish or shellfish affects 2.3% of the US Population. Approximately 6.6 million Americans are affected by seafood allergy which often develops in adulthood. A study showed…

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Medical ID Holiday Gift Ideas for 2018

Medical alert jewelry and accessories make great Christmas presents. A medical ID for someone who is living with medical conditions lets them enjoy safety and peace of mind. A medical ID is an extraordinary gift that a loved one might exactly need and a beautiful accessory that they will actually…

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Over 100 Homeless Veterans Receive a Personalized Medical ID at Houston Stand Down Event

American Medical ID is proud and honored to be one of the corporate volunteer groups that participated in the 25th Houston Stand Down event. This initiative has been supporting our homeless and at-risk Veterans since 1993. The term “stand down” refers to the brief period of time a soldier leaves…

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American Medical ID Employees Help Achieve #ZeroHunger for World Food Day

  World Food Day is celebrated annually to raise awareness and encourage action on hunger. This year’s theme, Zero Hunger, means working together to ensure everyone, everywhere, has access to the safe, healthy and nutritious food they need.  In the United States, hunger is an issue that affects 41 million…

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5 Ways to Cope During the Summer with a Chronic Condition

Surviving the summer months (and weather) with a chronic condition isn’t always easy – especially if you have type 1 or type 2  diabetes, atrial fibrillation, COPD, asthma or a different chronic condition not mentioned here. Sometimes hot weather exacerbates symptoms while other times may worsen your fatigue, dizziness or…

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Customers Reveal Medical IDs Help Reduce Fear, Increase Peace of Mind

Every year, we ask our customers of how their medical IDs have made a positive impact on their lives. Their stories help us raise awareness of why medical IDs are important and give us an inspiring look at how our customers are living their life to the fullest, despite the…

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