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How to engrave your lymphedema alert medical ID

Posted by Tara Cohen on Oct, Wed 15, 2014

Lymphedema is a risk breast cancer patients and survivors know all too well. Although most commonly associated with lymph node damage and removal during mastectomies, lymphedema can also result from tumor growth that impedes the flow of lymphatic fluid as well as from radiation treatment, which can cause scarring and inflammation of the lymph nodes and vessels. For these reasons, it is important that all breast cancer patients and survivors wear medical ID jewelry. So that begs the question...

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Tags: medical ID bracelet, medical alert bracelet, breast cancer, laurens hope, LYMPHEDEMA ALERT, breast cancer awareness, lymphedema, LeAnn Carlson, Komen

What You Need To Know About Lymphedema

Posted by Tara Cohen on Oct, Mon 13, 2014

Medical ID jewelry isn’t something that often comes up in conversations about breast cancer, but the truth is, it really should be. The reason? Lymphedema.

What is Lymphedema?

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Tags: Medical ID Jewelry, medical alert bracelet, breast cancer, LYMPHEDEMA ALERT, breast cancer awareness, lymphedema, lymphedema cause

Every day is Breast Cancer Awareness Day here at Lauren's Hope

Posted by Tara Cohen on Oct, Wed 01, 2014

Every October, the pink ribbons abound as people come together to promote breast cancer awareness, support, and research efforts. Thankfully, those efforts continue all year round, and here at Lauren’s Hope, that’s never been truer than it became this past spring.

In April, CEO and Owner, LeAnn Carlson called a staff meeting. Gathered together, LeAnn shared the news with all of us. Not one to mince words, she simply said, “I have been diagnosed with breast cancer.”

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Tags: medical ID bracelet, medical alert bracelet, breast cancer, Lauren's Hope, LYMPHEDEMA ALERT, breast cancer awareness, lymphedema, LeAnn Carlson, Komen

Engraving Your Medical ID Jewelry Right

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jul, Fri 18, 2014

Every day, we have the opportunity to speak with Lauren's Hope customers, and many call because they're simply not sure what to engrave on medical ID jewelry. This is certainly something worth spending time considering, as your medical alert bracelet is the one thing that can always be counted on to advocate for you in those scary moments when you simply cannot do so for yourself.

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Tags: Medical ID Jewelry, diabetes bracelet, medical ID necklace, ENGRAVABLE, CUSTOM ENGRAVE, MEDICAL ALERT JEWELRY MEDICAL ID BRACELET, ALLERGY ALERT, LYMPHEDEMA ALERT

What is Lymphedema?

Posted by Tara Cohen on Oct, Wed 09, 2013

People often associate breast cancer with a secondary diagnosis: lymphedema. Not everyone who has lived with breast cancer will develop lymphedema, and nowhere near everyone with lymphedema has (or has had) breast cancer. In fact, although breast cancer treatment (radiation) is the leading cause of lymphedema in the United States, worldwide it is much more common for people to develop lymphedema due to a parasitic infection. So let's cover the basics first.

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Tags: blog, breast cancer awareness month, lymphedema medical alert bracelet, what is lymphedema, breast cancer, medical alert jewelry, LYMPHEDEMA ALERT

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