Diabetes: Knowing the basics

Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body’s ability to produce and/or use insulin.  Not sure what that means? This is the place to find out. Type 1 Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults,…

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So you just found out you have diabetes? Diabetes Diagnosis: Getting the News

When newly diagnosed with diabetes, most people find themselves in a state of shock.  However, being diagnosed with diabetes doesn’t prevent you from leading a ‘normal’ life. The following tips are reposted from the American Diabetes Association website. Take a deep breath. Preparing your mind for your journey with diabetes…

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November is American Diabetes Month

American Medical ID is a proud partner of the American Diabetes Association and supports the effort of American Diabetes Month to raise awareness of diabetes as a growing concern in the world. American Diabetes Month 2013 One of the American Diabetes Association’s primary objectives is to raise awareness and understanding…

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Celebrating Halloween Without Seizures

As Halloween approaches, kids of all ages are busy feverishly selecting their latest Halloween costume, day dreaming about the endless supply of sugary goodness that awaits them, and deciding on how they are going to carve their pumpkin. And while the spirit of Halloween is in the air so too…

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Do You Know About MyIHR?

MyIHR or My Interactive Health Record. It solves a lot of problems when it comes to having your medical information available in an emergency. It’s secure and best of all, there are no recurring fees! Here’s a comment from an actual MyIHR user: “About one month after receiving my medical…

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New Kids Medical ID Bracelet Line by American Medical ID!

Check out our new Kids & Teens line of medical ID bracelets and necklaces! Click here to start browsing: Kids and Teens Medical IDs Why are medical IDs critical? Perhaps your doctor, nurse or pharmacist advised you to obtain a medical ID for your child. Why is it important? In…

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With a Medical ID I Can Plan a Trip with Confidence

I am pleased to be able to relate my story, in the hope that it will encourage others to purchase a medical ID and thus experience the same comfort and confidence this has brought to my life.  My story begins 3 years or so ago when I experienced my first anaphylactic…

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Best Father’s Day Gift is Peace of Mind: Give the Gift of a Medical ID

Father’s Day is June 16th and many of our customers have found that giving Dad the gift of peace of mind through a custom engraved medical ID bracelet is a perfect way to celebrate. A well written card can say many things, but can it save a life in an…

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I Love having MyIHR for a Detailed Medical History

The post is part of the series “Life Stories” where we asked our customers to tell us their stories on why they wear a medical ID. I Love having MyIHR for a Detailed Medical History medical ID bracelet was a day I was out walking with my friends. We’d chosen to…

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My Medical ID Can Mean the Difference Between Life and Death

The post is part of the series “Life Stories” where we asked our customers to tell us their stories on why they wear a medical ID. My Medical ID Can Mean the Difference Between Life and Death I’m a mother of three with a 15 year old and twin girls…

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