Invisible Illness: Never Judge What You Don’t Understand

It is hard to explain to those who don’t know what it is like to be in pain or feel sick on the inside and look perfectly fine on the outside. Wearing a medical ID can help spread… Read More

American Medical ID on CBS TV Show Elementary

Blink a couple times and you may have missed it, but American Medical ID was on the TV show Elementary during the May 2nd episode “A Landmark Story”. A woman was wearing her purple Silicone Flex medical ID bracelet… Read More

Veterans Receive Free Medical IDs from the VA for Armed Forces Week

Many Americans celebrate Armed Forces Day annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of… Read More

Medical ID Eases that Helpless Feeling of Type 1 Diabetes

I’m writing this medical ID story in honor of my daughter, Madi Peretin, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on October 16, 2009, at the age of 11. The most helpless feeling in the world is sitting next your… Read More

Stroke Warning Signs and Prevention

The bad news: Having a stroke is the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer in the United States.  It afflicts about 700,000 Americans per year and is also one of the leading causes of… Read More

2010 Houston FAAN Walk for Food Allergy

Last Saturday we participated in FAAN’s Walk for Food Allergy in Houston, Texas, for a second year, and boy did we have fun! Walk for Food Allergy: Moving Toward a Cure is being held in more than 50… Read More

Medical ID Jewelry In the News

We are aware of the importance of wearing a medical ID every day.  Bill Hageman at the Chicago Tribune explains that not only can medical ID jewelry be life-saving but also fashionable.  Read an excerpt:http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/sc-health-0224-bracelets-20100224,0,2798412.story . “The notion goes… Read More

Thank You to Our Customers!

As 2009 comes to a close, we wanted to take the time to say thank you to all of our loyal customers. We have done quite a bit during the past year and many of our accomplishments were… Read More

What Should You Engrave on Your Medical ID?

What to engrave on your medical ID is one of the most commonly asked questions at American Medical ID. While this can be overwhelming, we have put together a list of recommendations and tips for engraving on your… Read More

Food Allergies and Trick-or-Treating

About this time next week many of you will be making those final tweaks to your costumes, filling your candy bowls and making sure you have plenty of batteries for your flashlight. That’s right…another Halloween night is upon… Read More