Medical alert bracelets and tags can be extremely important for people with diabetes and other life-threatening diseases or disorders. They can be life-saving.
Years ago, a friend’s aged mother with dementia and diabetes wandered off from her house in the early hours of the morning and was only found a day later. She was finally found a few kilometers away from home by a group of senior citizens who were doing their morning walk rounds. Fortunately my friend’s mother was wearing a medical alert bracelet that probably saved her life. The medical alert bracelet had an emergency contact number and her medical condition engraved on it.
If you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening condition, have food or drug allergies, or take medications, then you should wear a medical alert bracelet. If you are a caregiver, you should also wear a medical alert bracelet to alert emergency personnel of your loved one who needs attention.
A medical alert bracelet or medical identification tag is a small emblem or tag worn on a bracelet, neck chain, or on the clothing bearing a message that the wearer has an important medical condition that might require immediate attention. The tag is often made out of stainless steel, sterling silver, 18k gold plated or black gun plated.
On arrival to a hospital’s emergency department, one of the routine procedures of the evaluation of the critically ill, unconscious, or disoriented patients is to remove their clothing to inspect the body for a cause of their sudden alterations. In these situations, medical alert bracelets can be invaluable as a time saver.
Information That Should Be Put on a Medical Alert Bracelet
The message on your medical alert bracelet should be concise and to the point. “Diabetes” or other medical disorders should be engraved boldly on one side. The other side of the bracelet can have other information such as “insulin dependent” or “medication controlled”. Other important information can include:
1. An emergency contact number
2. The name of your physician
3. A referral to another place for more information, for example “see wallet card for a full medical history”
Where to Purchase a Medical Alert Bracelet or Tag
There are many online shops selling fashionable medical alert bracelets and chains and one good online shop is u7jewelry.com.
Ordering medical alert bracelets is a breeze at U7jewelry.com. After choosing your choice of tag or bracelet, simply key in your medical condition, contact number and other details that you want to be engraved, choose your metal type and add to cart. You can make the tag look more fashionable like a fashion jewelry by wearing the tag with a stylish gold chain necklace.
Besides medical alert bracelets, there are over hundreds of thousands of other beautiful jewelry at U7jewelry.com, ranging from summer jewelry, men’s jewelry, religious jewelry, sports jewelry, music jewelry, heart jewelry, customized jewelry and many more.
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