Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, is the number one killer of men and women in America. The term encompasses a vast array of different health problems that affect the heart. Because there are so many variables – conditions, medications, implantable devices – there is a lot of information that a paramedic needs to know before administering treatment. If you are unconscious, or have no one to advocate on your behalf, a medical ID can give first responders the information they need to provide you with appropriate care when time is precious. But what information should be put on a medical ID? Your name (first and last) is a good place to start. Here are a few things you should have engraved on your heart patient medical ID.Read More
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I've been diagnosed with diabetes. Do I need to wear a diabetes bracelet?
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, it is important that you wear a diabetes medical alert bracelet. Your diabetes bracelet will contain important medical history and information that will help first responders, EMTs and paramedics treat you quickly. Once informed of your condition and medical needs, first responders are able to efficiently and effectively offer you the best possible care.
Have you found yourself asking the question, "What's new in the Lauren's Hope engraving department?" Well, I will start with telling you what's new with the engraver. My name is Bryce and I am the master engraver here at Lauren's Hope. I'm the friendly guy who calls with questions about the medical information you'd like engraved on your medical ID tag. I ask questions like, "Can I abbreviate penicillin to PCN?" and "I'd like to suggest a better way to list your emergency contact information." The reason why I spend time calling you regarding your engraving is because I know how important all of your medical information is and I want to make sure that I engrave your vital information in the best possible way. I'm a stickler for centered and legible engraving and like making helpful suggestions. I recognize the fact that every medical ID tag is special and unique, just like you! I love knowing that I am helping people communicate their medical conditions to paramedics, EMT's and first responders in the event of an emergency. I love having a job where I feel like I am doing something important.