Do You Know About MyIHR?

Has your doctor recommended getting a medical ID bracelet or necklace? Many of our medical ID bracelets have an optional add-on service called MyIHR or My Interactive Health Record. It solves a lot of problems when it comes… Read More

Making Halloween Enjoyable for Children with Autism

With a little preparation and forethought, your child with autism can have a safe and enjoyable Halloween.  The Autism Society has compiled a list of great Halloween tips from their readers that we’d like to share (full article here)…. Read More

Peanut and Tree-Nut Free Candy List

With Halloween just over a week away, it’s important for parents of children with peanut and other tree-nut allergies to know which candies are safe for their children to eat.   Here’s a list compiled by the Bay… Read More

Nut-Free Halloween: Tips & Treats to Keep Allergic Children Safe

This is a re-post of an article on Veria Living, written by Katie Ginder-Vogel.  The complete article can be found here. Halloween can be very frightening for children with food allergies and their parents.  With a little planning, Halloween… Read More

12 Halloween Tips for Parents of Children with Food Allergies

This article is re-posted from www.kidswithfoodallergies.org.  For the complete article, click here.  Always be sure your child with food allergies wears a form of Medical ID.  American Medical ID features an array of medical alert jewelry for children… Read More

Real Medical ID Life Story

While at work one day, bleach solution was used to clean a blood spill. The smell of the bleach caused respiratory distress and my airway began to close. Thankfully, I made it to our emergency department just prior… Read More

June is National Safety Month

Each June, the National Safety Council encourages organizations to get involved and participate in National Safety Month. NSM is an annual observance to educate and influence behaviors around leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths. Readers Also Liked: Top Reasons… Read More

Hormone offers hope for diabetes treatment

Article by DAN VERGANO of USA Today, originally published April 29, 2013. Triggers growth of pancreatic ‘beta’ cells A newly discovered mouse hormone may open the door to better treatment for diabetes, researchers suggested Thursday. The hormone, called betatrophin, triggers… Read More

Depression linked to time of first severe hypoglycemic episode

Article originally posted on Healio by Katon, WJ, published in Annals of Family Medicine,  May 20, 2013. In adult patients with diabetes, the timing of first severe hypoglycemic episode and number of episodes were significantly associated with depression, according to… Read More

What kind of diet can help prevent memory loss?

According to researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, and the University of Athens, Greece, reported in the journal Neurology (April 30th, 2013 issue), the Mediterranean diet appears to be associated with preserving memory and cognitive abilities. The… Read More