Amber’s Lupus Journey

A medical ID is recommended to anyone living with a medical condition. In an emergency, it can easily and effectively communicate a chronic disease, such as Lupus, to first responders. I knew little about systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) until I was confronted with my diagnosis in 2012 at the age…

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This Healthy Travel Packing List is Recommended by the CDC

New research shows that travel is the top bucket list goal for Americans. If you are planning your next trip, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers an extensive list of health-related items to consider packing. This list can help you feel more prepared and enjoy more peace…

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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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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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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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Anti-Stress Hacks to Try This Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month and for health care professionals, it is a special opportunity to increase public awareness about stress, its causes, and negative effects. More than 1 in 4 Americans describe themselves as “super stressed” and a study shows that 77% Americans regularly experience physical symptoms caused by…

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