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#momentofhope: Melissa

Posted by Quinn Mills on Apr, Wed 13, 2016

Having weight loss surgery, such as gastric bypass or gastric sleeve surgery, is a lifelong commitment that is truly life-changing. For many, medical alert jewelry isn't someone's first concern after having this procedure done. However, it is a real necessity as you recover and move on with your terrific new beginning! This week, our customer Melissa shares her #momentofhope about why it's important for her to wear a medical ID after undergoing gastric bypass surgery.

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Tags: gastric bypass, weight loss surgery, medical ID, stories of hope, Lauren's Hope Medical ID Jewelry, #momentofhope

#momentofhope Thursday: Tish

Posted by Quinn Mills on Apr, Thu 07, 2016

 

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Tags: type 2 diabetes, diabetes type 2, medical ID, stories of hope, t2d, customer story of hope

#momentofhope Thursday: Ashley

Posted by Quinn Mills on Mar, Thu 31, 2016

 For our customer Ashley, a simple trip to Target soon turned into an unexpected moment of hope. Thanks to an observant passerby, her medical ID came in handy when she least expected it:

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Tags: diabetes, Medical Alert, medical ids, type 1 diabetes, medical ID, diabetic, diabetes story of hope, #momentofhope

September is World Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Posted by Tara Cohen on Sep, Wed 16, 2015

September is World Alzheimer's Awareness Month!

This month marks the fourth annual World Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Here in the US, we also have National Alzheimer's Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month in November. But worldwide, September has become an awareness month centered around World Alzheimer's Day, September 21, both of which are spearheaded by Alzheimer's Disease International.

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Tags: Caregiver ID, medical ID, alzheimers, medical IDs for caregivers, dementia, Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Medical ID

How do I Choose the Right Medical ID?

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jun, Wed 24, 2015

When selecting a medical ID, there are so many options that people sometimes feel overwhelmed. In reality, there are some simple ways to determine which medical ID is best for you.  Here are some helpful tips.

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Tags: Medical Alert, medical ID bracelet, medical alert bracelet, medical ID, how to choose medical alert jewelry, medical alert bracelet tips, how to choose a medical ID, medic alert

What You Need To Know About Lewy Body Dementia

Posted by Brittany McNeal on Dec, Wed 03, 2014

I've heard a bit about it in the news during the past few months. Long-beloved actor Robin Williams was diagnosed with it. Casey Kasem's family battled over his care while he had it. Lewy Body Dementia is the second most diagnosed form of Dementia, following Alzheimer's, but it's a disease not very many people know about or understand.

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Tags: medical ID, alzheimers, dementia, lewy body, lewy body dementia

Safety Tips For College Students with Chronic Health Conditions

Posted by Brittany McNeal on Aug, Fri 15, 2014

As the fall semester approaches, it’s easy to look straight forward to purchasing textbooks, moving into and furnishing your new dorm or apartment, and the fun times you will have with new friends. But for those of us with health issues that impact our daily lives, there are a few extra things that should be put on our new semester checklists before we get to all that other fun stuff.

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Tags: college, college with diabetes, college with health issues, college with chronic illness, food allergy medical id, Medical ID Jewelry, food allergy, medical ID, food allergies, Diabetes Medical ID

What You Need To Know About Blood Thinners

Posted by Brittany McNeal on Aug, Tue 12, 2014

Blood thinners are a very commonly prescribed medication in the US. If you have a type of heart or blood vessel disease or if you have inadequate blood flow to the brain, your doctor has probably prescribed some variety of blood thinner to help treat your symptoms. Blood thinners work to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke by reducing the formation of blood clots in your arteries and veins.

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Tags: blood thinners, on blood thinners, warfarin, heparin, medical ids, medical ID

April is National Cancer Control Month

Posted by Brittany McNeal on Apr, Thu 17, 2014

Although there are several other months during the year that are dedicated to the awareness of various types of cancer, National Cancer Control Month is a great time to look deeper into ways to prevent cancer and its treatment complications. The goal of National Cancer Control Month is for Americans to lead healthy and productive lives, whether or not they’ve been through cancer.

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Tags: medical ID bracelet, Cancer, medical ID, cancer prevention, national cancer control month, medical id for cancer

Why I Wear Medical ID Jewelry

Posted by Brittany McNeal on Feb, Sun 23, 2014

Since I work here at Lauren's Hope, it might seem pretty obvious as to why I'm such an advocate for Medical ID Jewelry, but the reality is, working here has only served to open my eyes as to why most Americans should wear one. Medical ID jewelry isn't just for those with certain medical conditions, drug or food allergies. Medical IDs are also a live-saving tool for caregivers too. 

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Tags: medical id cuff, hooty who medical id bracelet, marcy medical id cuff, lauren's hope medical id, hashimoto's disease, medical ID bracelet, celiac disease, medical ID

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