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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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What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jun, Mon 22, 2015

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Tags: multiple sclerosis awareness, multiple sclerosis, multiple medications, MS, MS medical ID, MS medical ID jewelry

Beyond Type 1 and Type 2

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jun, Wed 17, 2015

When people think of Diabetes, they typically think of Type 1 Diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease in which the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas no longer function. This condition has no cure currently, and people with Type 1 Diabetes are insulin-dependent as a result. Some people still call Type 1 by its former name, Juvenile Diabetes, which is where the JDRF gets its name, but Type 1 is the more common, modern moniker.

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Men's Health Week & Men's Health Month

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jun, Mon 15, 2015

Every year, the week leading up to Father’s Day is National Men’s Health Week. It’s part of the larger effort of Men’s Health Month (June), which you can read more about at MensHealthMonth.org.  Their stated mission is to, “…heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.”

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Tags: Men's Medical ID Jewelry, ICE ID jewelry for men, Men's Health, Medical ID Jewelry for Men, Men's Health Month, Sports IDs, Men's Health Week, Men's health schedule

What is Lupus?

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jun, Fri 12, 2015

The most basic definition of Lupus is that it is an autoimmune disease that causes pain and inflammation in the body. However, Lupus is anything but basic, and a single definition does not do justice to the challenges faced by the estimated 1.5 million Americans who live with this diagnosis or those who love and support them. Lupus is complex and hard to define in some ways. It’s often consuming and extremely challenging.

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Adjusting to Life With Salicylate Sensitivity

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jun, Wed 10, 2015

A few months back, I wrote that I was developing food allergies at 40. Thankfully, I was wrong. While initial tests were positive for milk and hazelnut allergies, further tests, exams, and discussions with my allergist revealed a combination of Oral Allergy Syndrome and a severe Salicylate Sensitivity.

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Tags: medical id alert bracelets for women, adult-onset food allergies, oral allergy syndrome, salicylate sensitivity, salicylate, salicylate intolerance

June is National Scleroderma Month

Posted by Brittany Raum on Jun, Mon 08, 2015

It’s estimated that about 300,000 American live with scleroderma, and since it presents with symptoms that are similar to other autoimmune disorders, scleroderma is often difficult to diagnose. Scleroderma can develop in any age group from infants to the elderly, but its onset is usually between the ages of 25 to 55.

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Tags: Autoimmune disorders, scleroderma,

Senior Safety

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jun, Fri 05, 2015

As we age, we are more likely to have medical concerns, which means that wearing medical ID jewelry is often a great safety measure for seniors. However, as with people in any age group, seniors often have specific questions, concerns, and even objections about medical ID jewelry. So today, let’s talk a bit about medic alerts for seniors.

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Tags: Safety Tips, Medic Alerts for Seniors, Coumadin Medical ID, Seniors, Medical ID Jewelry For Seniors, Senior Citizens, Warfarin Medical ID, Elderly Care

The Scoop About Oral Allergy Syndrome

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jun, Wed 03, 2015

I’m allergic to stuff. If you follow the Lauren’s Hope Blog at all, you already know this, as I seem to talk about it ad nauseam. But allergies are a big deal, and as I mentioned recently, I’ve just been diagnosed with Oral Allergy Syndrome.

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Tags: food allergy medical id, food allergy, food allergies, adult-onset food allergies, DIAGNOSIS STORY, oral allergy syndrome, salicylate sensitivity, salicylate intolerance

June is National Safety Month

Posted by Brittany Raum on Jun, Mon 01, 2015

June is National Safety Month, and while here at Lauren’s Hope, while we treat every month like safety month, sometimes it’s important to take a step back and look for ways to increase your home safety and workplace safety, not only for you, but for the safety of your loved ones as well.

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Tags: Safety Tips, home safety, safety ideas, safety month, workplace safety

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