I’m looking into getting a medical ID bracelet. Is there anything that you guys suggest that I should put on my ID? Such as: Name, Type 1 Diabetes, Meds, Phone number to call, etc?
I wanted to get one for my birthday… but that’s already passed, and I don’t want to wait much longer and go without having some kind of alert charm on me.
Trying not to go for the “whoah you have a problem - at all times” bracelet, but one that says “somethings wrong with her now, and check it out, she has a medical id bracelet on.”
Lyndsey, idea of wearing medical ID jewelry is to provide means of communicating your medical condition to the doctors or emergency personal in the case if you will be not able to do so yourself. You can look at it also as extra insurance. We not planning for accidents but they happened. So, if you have diabetes and take regular medication you want to tell this to the medical team. Also, extremely important is to list existing allergies on Medical Id Bracelet or Necklace. This will prevent treatment which makes condition worse. If you still looking for a Medical Id bracelet or Dog Tag you may visit idtagsonline store. They offer reasonable price and nice shapes. A few options can be proposed for the comfort. If you prefer to remove bracelet in the end of the day Lobster Clasp Lock.
If you want to wear it 24/7 than Sister Hook lock. It designed such a way that it can not be open by accident, but to open and close sister hook clasp you would need assistance of the other person.
I hope this will answer your question.
I’ve had a Medicalert dog tag for many years. Thankfully I haven’t needed it. But I was surprised when one of the trainers at my gym, fresh from first aid training, had no idea what I was talking about!
I think you’re smart getting a bracelet as opposed to a dog tag. That’s immediately visible with a medical symbol embossed on the face. That way an emergency responder or someone giving first aid will almost certainly see it. I’m not sure how likely it is that they’ll proactively look for a dog tag.
Try this. You won’t forget it. You won’t have that thing where your arm swells while exercising and it feels tight.
And it won’t get old and start cutting your wrist
It’s not for everyone but it’s an idea.
I used to wear the dog tag necklace when I was a kid. I hated it so much. I haven’t worn any medic alerts in my adult life. I figured that my pump could serve as a medic alert. If an EMT sees my pump and doesn’t know what it is, s/he probably wouldn’t know what to do with a t1d regardless…
I’m looking at getting one on my wrist. Something small.
I just can’t figure out what I want yet. I have a pump too but not sure anyone would see that unless they went through my pockets. I was in a car accident a few months ago and even though I told the guy I was T1 he still tried to give me an Iv with dextrose. My pump had jumped off me and my tubing pulled out. If I had dextrose too I would have been At 500 in no time. I had picked up my pump. But most people would think it’s a phone. I couldn’t reconnect it and I was at 280 in the ER.
I’m just thinking, if I was unconscious it could have gone sideways.
. I’m just thinking of this because they are trained to look at your wrists and for dog tags. I know for sure they do that