Last month, a customer contacted us here at Lauren’s Hope, looking for a solution to her medical alert jewelry challenge: she has very petite wrists and felt most medical ID bracelets were just too large for her taste. Shelley, 32, a state government employee in Nebraska, explains, “I believe it’s very important in the event of a medical emergency that I have some piece of identifying information on me, especially if I'm unable to speak up for myself. A piece of ID jewelry could potentially be life-saving [because] I have a medication allergy, a food allergy and wear a piece of durable medical equipment daily to manage a chronic health condition.”
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