Since my doctor and I caught my diabetes very early, I asked her just how important it was for me to wear some sort of medical alert identification. Her reply was "Very important." I have an allergy to metal, so I searched for a bracelet that didn't cost and arm and a leg and placed my order. While waiting for my bracelet to arrive I took a Living with Diabetes class (six weeks long) and in this class the instructors also stressed the importance of wearing some sort of medical alert identification. I noticed that out of the 14 people there only two wore bracelets. Granted some of these people were newly diagnosed like myself, but there were some that have been living with diabetes for many years.
I am wondering how many wear some sort of identification? And also if you do not, why is it that you don't?
Thank you =)
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