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Wednesday, March 21 2018

Who should wear medical identification? 

It may surprise you to learn hat even pregnant women may need to wear a medical id bracelet.Having a baby is an amazing and beautiful experience, however not all expectant Mom's encounter smooth sailing. Some may develop Gestational Diabetes or Toxemia, two possible complications of pregnancy. In the event one cannot not speak for themselves, it is always best to be wearing some form of medical identification to alert medical professionals.

Or take the situation of the Type 2 Diabetic who is Not on Insulin. Well...did you know they can also have Hypoglycemic reactions. In the event of low blood sugar, it is imperative to give the patient quick sugar, such as orange juice, then call for help. 

Here is a partial list of the illnesses of which we recommend wearing medical alert jewelry:

Medical IDentification jewlery should be worn by those who have:

    A

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm — see Aortic Aneurysm
  • Acanthamoeba Infection
  • ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences)
  • Acinetobacter Infection
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) — see HIV/AIDS
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) — see HIV/AIDS
  • Adenovirus Infection
  • Adenovirus Vaccination
  • ADHD [Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder]
  • Adult Vaccinations
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)
  • AFib, AF (Atrial fibrillation)
  • African Trypanosomiasis — see Sleeping Sickness
  • Agricultural Safety — see Farm Worker Injuries
  • AHF (Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever)
  • AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
  • AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever (AHF)
  • ALS [Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis]
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amebiasis, Intestinal [Entamoeba histolytica infection]
  • American Indian and Alaska Native Vaccination
  • American Trypanosomiasis — see Chagas Disease
  • Amphibians and Fish, Infections from — see Fish and Amphibians, Infections from
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis — see ALS
  • Anaplasmosis, Human
  • Ancylostoma duodenale Infection, Necator americanus Infection — see Human Hookworm
  • Angiostrongylus Infection
  • Animal-Related Diseases
  • Anisakiasis — see Anisakis Infection
  • Anisakis Infection [Anisakiasis]
  • Anthrax [Bacillus anthracis Infection]
  • Anthrax Vaccination
  • Antibiotic and Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Antibiotic Use, Appropriate
  • see also Get Smart about Antibiotics Week
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection — see Aortic Aneurysm
  • Arenavirus Infection
  • Arthritis
  • Childhood Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Ascariasis — see Ascaris Infection
  • Ascaris Infection [Ascariasis]
  • Aseptic Meningitis — see Viral Meningitis
  • Aspergillosis — see Aspergillus Infection
  • Aspergillus Infection [Aspergillosis]
  • Asthma
  • Atrial fibrillation (AFib, AF)
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder — see ADHD
  • Autism
  • see also Genetics and Genomics
  • Avian Influenza

    B

  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Birth Defects
  • Black Lung [Coal Workers' Pneumoconioses]
  • blood clot
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Thinner
  • Breast Cancer

    C

  • Cancer
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome — see Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy — see CTE
  • Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)
  • CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease)
  • Clotting Disorders
  • CMV (Cytomegalovirus Infection)
  • Coal Workers' Pneumoconioses — see Black Lung
  • Coccidioidomycosis — see Valley Feve
  • Crohn’s Disease — see Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Cytomegalovirus Infection (CMV)

    D

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dengue Fever (DF)
  • Diabetes (T1D, T2D)
  • Down Syndrome [Trisomy 21]

    E

  • Epilepsy
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Infection (EBV Infection)

     F

  • Fibromyalgia

    G

    H

  • Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD)
  • Hansen's Disease
  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)
  • Hearing impairment
  • Heart Disease [Cardiovascular Health]
  • Heat Stress
  • Hemophilia
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure
  • Hypoglycemia

    I

    K

  • Kawasaki Disease (KD)
  • Kawasaki Syndrome — see Kawasaki Disease
  • Kidney Disease (CKD)

    L

  • La Crosse Encephalitis (LAC)
  • Latex Allergy
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease — see ALS
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus (SLE) [Systemic lupus erythematosus]
  • Lyme Disease [Borrelia burgdorferi Infection]
  • Lymphatic Filariasis
  • Lymphedema — see Lymphatic Filariasis
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM)

   M

  • Mad Cow Disease (BSE) — see Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
  • Malaria
  • Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
  • MD (Muscular Dystrophy)
  • Meningitis
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Mental Health 
  • Mononucleosis, Infectious — see Epstein-Barr Virus Infection
  • MRSA [Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus]

    N

  • No MRI

    O

  • OA (Osteoarthritis)
  • Obesity and Genetics
  • Oral Cancer
  • Organ Donor
  • Organ Transplant
  • Ovarian Cancer

    P

  • PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • PE (Pulmonary Embolism)
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Polio 
  • Pontiac Fever — see Legionnaires' Disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Embolism (PE) — see Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    R

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

    S

  • Scarlet Fever
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Shingles
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Stroke
  • Systemic Lupus

    T

  • Thrombosis (Clotting Disorder)
  • Toureette Syndrome
  • Toxemia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    U

  • Ulcerative Colotis
  • Uterine Cancer

    V

  • Valley Fever
  • Vision Impairment
  • Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)

*Taken from CDC Diseases and Conditions

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