March is Red Cross Month – 10 Ways to Help

March is American Red Cross Month.  The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and education inside the United States. It is the designated U.S. affiliate of the International Federation of Red… Read More

Ryan Reed to Compete in the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 presented by Lilly Diabetes

Ryan Reed will compete in this Saturday’s (March 15th) Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 race at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS).  This marks the second NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at this track for him.  Reed will be driving… Read More

Dexcom Supports NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed’s American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes℠ Initiative

Ryan Reed and the American Medical ID, Logitech and Playtech, along with entitlement partners American Diabetes Association and Lilly Diabetes. 20 year old Ryan Reed - who has type 1 diabetes – teamed up with Seth Barbour in the No. 16… Read More

Top 10 Foolish Health Beliefs

There are plenty of ridiculous health claims around the internet, and many of them seem really believable.  Some we’ve heard all our lives from family, friends, and people peddling products. How do we separate the truth from myth… Read More

National Nutrition Month: 10 great resources for diabetic recipes

March is National Nutrition Month®, a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The… Read More

March 25th is American Diabetes Association Alert Day®

The fourth Tuesday of March has been declared as American Diabetes Association Alert Day®, a one-day “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes…. Read More

Shhh… Sneak Peek at the new Ryan Reed bracelet

American Medical ID is proud to preview the new Ryan Reed medical ID bracelet, which should become available mid-March.  As American Medical ID has done with past campaign awareness bracelets, a percentage of sales will be donated to… Read More

U.S. Olympian Competes in 4th Olympic Event Despite Type 1 Diabetes

Every once in a while you come across an inspirational person who achieves their goals despite adversity or chronic illness.  One of these rare people is in the spotlight right now participating in his 4th Olympics and taking… Read More

Timeless Valentine

As time goes by from year to year, One thing is surely true, my dear; Though decades come and decades go, Just seeing you sets me aglow.   Time shifts my body; I start to sag, When I… Read More

Heart Disease and Women

February is American Heart Month.  Heart disease is the number 1 killer in women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year.  February 7th is National Wear Red Day to raise… Read More