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DonnaAnn
By DonnaAnn Latest Reply 2015-04-02 10:09:42 -0500
Started 2010-06-26 01:45:45 -0500

I have been reading the posts about I.D. bracelets. I think they are a very good idea. But, I wanted to make one suggestion: as well as having a ID bracelet, make sure that you also have a card on you at all times. I have a alert card that I make sure is visible at all times. I keep it hinged on my pocket book. It lists all the medications I am on as well as my conditions. If any thing should happen, the paramedics will need to know a lot : age, name, conditions and your medications. Always keep a list of them on you or with you at all times.


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debcox
debcox 2015-04-02 10:09:42 -0500 Report

I have a Road ID bracelet that looks cool and has all the information on it. ER staff see my name and and code on it. They call or get online with the info and can see all my info. Now, that I think of it I may put the info in my backpack also in case of a national emergency, there may be no phone or internet.

Gabby
GabbyPA 2010-06-27 22:54:54 -0500 Report

We also have a system down here called "Vial of Life" and it is a bottle with a medical alert sticker on it. We have one in our fridge and in the car. I also have a card in my purse...now come to think of it, I should be updating them all. I do that before hurricane season...time to check! Thanks

kdroberts
kdroberts 2010-06-26 13:05:35 -0500 Report

Most of the ID companies give you one or two ID cards for your wallet. Most also offer some sort of online storage of important info as well where somebody can call a number or go online, put in a code that's on your ID and get access to all the info you put in.

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