Amshi’s Story I was diagnosed with type one diabetes on December 17, 2011. That’s the day that changed my life forever. I remember coming home for Christmas break while I was in college, and I was complaining to my mom, like “mom there’s something wrong with my body. I don’t know what it is,
Of all the things we’re asked here at Lauren’s Hope, what to engrave on a medical ID is one of the most common. In general, we recommend engraving a few essential items: FIRST NAME, LAST NAME MEDICAL CONDITION(S) TREATMENT CONSIDERATION(S) EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBER 1 EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBER 2 However, your medical ID is as
If you’re asking, then odds are the answer is yes. Wearing medical ID jewelry, particularly when it is custom engraved with your specific information, is a simple daily habit that can make a huge difference in an emergency. If you’re not sure, ask yourself: Are you at risk of your health condition(s) causing an emergency?
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
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:
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
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.
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