Fibromyalgia Medical ID: Keep Moving on Your Own Terms

Lana wears a medical alert ID for Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis.   Living with fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) all these years, I know that I need to be on top of both my conditions. That means monitoring both fibromyalgia and RA daily, eating healthy, and taking the medications my…

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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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Why Medical IDs are Recommended for Bleeding Disorders

  March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month! This event is an opportunity to bring awareness of bleeding disorders and the health challenges that come with them. Medical Daily defines bleeding disorders as a general term for a number of medical problems that result in poor blood clotting and abnormal bleeding.…

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7 Reasons You Probably Never Heard of to Wear a Medical ID

reasons to wear a medical ID

Most people recognize medical IDs as a necessity if you live with diabetes or food allergies. But there are a number of different reasons you probably have never heard of for people to wear a medical ID. 7. Your loved one doesn’t always remember. Dementia affects more than just your ability…

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2015 Review: Your Top 5 Favorite Posts

2015 review

This year we learned how to help teenagers cope with diabetes, how to be a safe patient, calming meditation techniques, and how children in Haiti are safer with medical IDs. We also heard from real parents of children with food allergies, chronic heart conditions and hydrocephalus. In all our learning…

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Meet Hawkins: two-year-old with hydrocephalus and joy for life

Hydrocephalus

September may be the turning point between seasons. Summer fades into the cooler weather of spring as leaves change and the air lightens. But the month is also an opportunity for people around the country to rally support for raising awareness of hydrocephalus during National Hydrocephalus Awareness month. Hydrocephalus is…

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