• stupid question here, where does a person get medical alert bracelets??

    Asked by ranger1man on Monday, November 26, 2012

    stupid question here, where does a person get medical alert bracelets??

    I will be turning 53 soon, (not that that applies to anything) but it has been mentioned to me before that I should have and wear a medical alert bracelet, I use a cath daily to void, and given that I'm not planning on leaving anytime soon (13 plus year survivor and counting) that maybe I should have one for that just in case time that I need emergency care. any help is greatly appreciated.

    17 Answers from the Community

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    • ticklingcancer's Avatar

      Here are a couple of sites to start with. Good Luck!!



      almost 4 years ago
    • ranger1man's Avatar

      Thanks for for responding, found them. There are a lot of choices.

      almost 4 years ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      As the old saying goes "no stupid questions". But I do know what you mean.

      Thanks for posting the question, TC has provided you a couple of options.

      Let us know if we can help with anything on the site.

      Thanks for being here.

      Greg P
      3x Survivor
      Team WhatNext
      Community Mgr.

      almost 4 years ago
    • Lirasgirl33's Avatar

      Glad you got the info you needed. :) Don't ever be reluctant to ask any question here. No such thing as stupid questions. :) Have a great day!

      almost 4 years ago
    • nancyjac's Avatar

      Google "medical alert bracelet" to order one online or go to any jewelry or engraving store. They can engrave an ID bracelet to say anything you want it to say.

      almost 4 years ago
    • tombo's Avatar

      almost every Pharmacy has a brochure for these at the counter,,,Rite Aid,,CVS,,,etc,,,now go concentrate on getting better!!!

      almost 4 years ago
    • Onoi11's Avatar

      You are wise to think ahead. They can be ordered by mail and Ticklingcancer provided links.

      almost 4 years ago
    • plumbermullins' Avatar

      I use a usb id tag from utag you can put all your info on it emergency workers can plug it into any usb port it self loads with info locked on by you . you can change the info any time and even up load picts and docs I personally use the dog tag and put it on religiously every morning after taking meds. 17 year survivor of esophageal cancer ride motorcycles and still living life

      almost 4 years ago
    • plumbermullins' Avatar

      forgot to put web page http://www.utagice.com/

      almost 4 years ago
    • sdskms' Avatar

      I would like to sugggest a better way to manage your health records than a medical bracelet. And it once saved my life. As a disclaimer, I am now an investor with the company.

      Use Minerva to organize emergency health information by preparing an Emergency Health Record to store on your Minerva Flash Drive, iphone, ipad or mobile device, or by printing out Emergency Cards to store inside your wallet alongside your driver’s license.

      With Minerva Health Manager’s comprehensive software solution for personal health record management, you can finally catalog, manage, and store your personal health records in one convenient place - your own personal computer. Your Minerva personal health records can include your complete health history of medical tests, diagnoses, conditions, x-rays, medications, allergies, and much more.

      In addition, Minerva Health Manager allows you to manage Family Health Information, so you can record hereditary health conditions in your family tree and work with healthcare professionals to take the right steps to help maintain your good health.

      Visit www.MyMinerva.com/LLS and 100% of the profits will be dontated to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

      almost 4 years ago
    • PhillieG's Avatar

      Most Pharmacies have them.
      There's no such thing as stupid questions, only stupid answers...

      almost 4 years ago
    • PhillieG's Avatar

      Like mine...

      almost 4 years ago
    • geekling's Avatar

      The only stupid question is the one which goes unasked.

      Glad others had answers for you. I'm a bit your senior and don't have any sort of medical ID.

      almost 4 years ago
    • derbygirl's Avatar

      There is no such thing as a stupid question. I know after working in a doctors office that most have brochures in their offices to order medical alert bracelets. Also a lot of pharmacies either have the brochures or actually sell the bracelets. Hope this helps. Take care.

      almost 4 years ago
    • Harry's Avatar

      As it happens, I just went to a Rite-Aid for an unrelated prescription and there was a brochure on the counter where I dropped the prescription off.

      almost 4 years ago
    • Bgracki's Avatar

      The Medic Alert sells them. I have no room left to engrave anything more on mine, but I too have to use a catheter to void and would love to add it to my bracelet, which already says. I may be in anaphalic shock if I get stung, I can't take Vicodin and I had an engraver add that I have no spleen. I never thought to add the catheter info but sure wish I had.

      almost 4 years ago
    • chuchifac's Avatar

      I was wondering about getting a medic alert bracelet for my husband. Thanks for the info. He has a bracelet for his mediport but not for the CA.

      about 2 years ago

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