Diabetes Awareness: Learn and Share

Most people have heard of diabetes, but many may not know exactly what it is, or what it means to live with the disease. In fact, one in four people who have diabetes don’t even know they do…. Read More

Spooky Halloween Diabetes Myth Debunked

When it comes to Halloween and diabetes, the scariest thing is not the haunted house down the street or the creepy costumes the neighbors wear. It’s the idea that eating sweets causes diabetes and that people with diabetes… Read More

Favorite Halloween Treats from Food Allergy Bloggers

Halloween can be scary if you have a child with food allergies or dietary restrictions. But it doesn’t have to be. Between trick-or-treating and Halloween parties, there are plenty of opportunities to eat sweet treats. Here are just… Read More

Bullying and Medical IDs

Bullying may seem like a bit of a buzzword these days, but it is a serious issue among children in the United States. In fact, in 2002, the American Medical Association declared that bullying was a “complex and… Read More

Teaming Up for Alzheimer’s Awareness

We’ve announced a collaborative agreement with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and the importance of wearing medical IDs for people with these brain disorders. We will donate 20 percent… Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness

In 1985, the breast cancer awareness campaign was one week long and backed by just two organizations. Almost 30 years later, it has grown into an international awareness program that spans the entire month of October, and joins… Read More

What is ALS?

By Leslie Vandever Since August, more than 3 million Americans and other people from all over the world have dumped buckets of ice-water over their heads on social media to help raise funds to fight the devastating motor… Read More

Gaucher Disease Awareness Month

Each October, the National Gaucher Foundation hosts Gaucher Awareness Month to shed light on the importance of early detection and education about this rare disease.   What is Gaucher disease? Named after French doctor Philippe Gaucher, who first described… Read More

Back to School: Sports and Allergies

Here in Texas, back to school time also means high school football season! Yes, Friday night lights really are a thing here. While the general mood associated with football is one of excitement, the sport can also present… Read More

September is blood cancer awareness month

Each September the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society puts a spotlight on blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma in an effort to increase funding for cancer research and patient support services. What are Leukemia & Lymphoma? Leukemia… Read More