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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National Safety Month: Teaching Kids About Emergency Preparedness

Shocking data released by the National Safety Council (NSC) reveals that more than 2,000 children younger than 4 are killed each year accidentally. This National Safety Month, NSC encourages everyone to focus on young child safety and parent education. Safety can begin at home by taking simple steps that reduce…

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How Adapted Patient Clothing Can Help in Recovery: INGA Wellbeing’s Story

Start up patient clothing company INGA Wellbeing has turned personal frustration about the de-humanising effect of the hospital gown and the difficulties of dressing in ‘home’ clothes when seriously or chronically unwell, to create elegant, comfortable and functional ‘normal-looking’ day- and nightwear for men and women undergoing medical treatment.  …

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IBS and Emergency Situations: Can Medical IDs Help?

  Since 1997, April has been designated as a special month for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) awareness. According to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, IBS affects up to 1 in 7 Americans. It is estimated that up to 45 million people in the US are affected by this…

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Improving Patient Safety with Medical IDs

Patient Safety Awareness Week marks a special time to increase awareness of patient safety among health professionals and the public. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) defines patient safety as “the prevention of harm to patients.” According to the Center for Patient Safety, up to 98,000 patients die annually in hospitals…

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