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Medical Alert Bracelet? Things to Consider Before Purchase

Updated on June 3, 2013

Medical Alert Bracelet

Diabetes Alert Bracelet
Diabetes Alert Bracelet

What things should you think about in buying Medic Alert Jewelry?

Don’t pay for Your Medical Id Bracelet Until You Read This!!! This hub discusses five things that are necessary for your review before making a decision about purchasing a medical alert bracelet, charm, necklace or other alert jewelry.

Number One – Do You Need One?

For me the answer was obvious. My story is simple. I have been a diabetic for thirty years. I have written several hubs about diabetes as well as on my web site (, I am also a kidney transplant patient. About three years ago I fell into a diabetic coma. The first thing the paramedics did was to check my medical id bracelet. A medical id may save your life one day. The money you invest on a good bracelet is worth every dime!

Who Should Wear A Medical Id Bracelet?

Anyone who may need specialized treatment in case of an emergency. Examples might include:

Diabetes, Heart Disease, Memory Impairment, Anemia, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Asthma, Autism, Bariatric Surgery Patients, Blood Disorders, Breathing Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Clinical Trial Patients, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Emphysema, Epilepsy, Seizures, Hearing, Sight Or Mentally Impaired, Hypertension, Kidney Failure, Mental Health Patients, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, People Taking Multiple Medications, Rare Diseases, Special Needs Children, Stroke Risk, Surgery, Transplant Or Cancer Patients, Tourette Syndrome, Blood Thinners, Food Allergies, Insect Allergies, Alzheimer's, Dementia, ...

Number Two: How Important Is Security To You?

Think of Your Medic Alert Jewelry as the first step in your security!

An online presence is a Perfect Complement to Your Medical ID. An online complement to your id could contain such info as ...

Medical conditions : Emergency contact information; Doctors' names; Insurance information; Documents (living wills, donor cards, EKGs, CTs, x rays, etc.)

This database ought to be accessible anytime through a secure online connection or a 24 hour emergency telephone line.


Essential information on medical conditions, allergies, prescriptions, and emergency contacts can be engraved onto the surface of a medical identification jewelry piece. Medical IDs are recommended by physicians and healthcare organizations throughout the world. Wearing a medical ID offers you and your loved ones peace of mind.


My first bracelet was inexpensive as I did not want to invest any money on a bracelet.It looked cheap, and it only lasted for a few months. Then I purchased a handsome, sturdy, made to last Id, and it has lasted! I am now VERY satisfied.

Remember, if you don’t wear it, it will do you no good. Budget is important, but I found that I needed something I could wear FOREVER, and this made the price of a good peace of jewelry worth it to me. This is your decision.

Number Four: Shop Around!

  1. I will make three recommendations that I ask you to consider, but shop around for the best deal for you. The most important thing to remember is that it might save your life.
  2. My Pick: Where can you get a high quality Medic- Alert Bracelet? As you shop around you might want- and should consider American- Medical ID'.American Medical ID bracelets are high quality jewelry and meet all the criterion I have laid out here.

Number Five: Wear it - Everywhere and all the time!

Most accidents happen at home - So wear it all times. I do and I am glad that I did. It is a life saver!


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