This essential item on Mr. Divabetic’s Favorite Things List for 2011 and every year is a medical ID bracelet or necklace. It’s one of many Mama Rose Marie’s ‘How To Mother Your Diabetes’ helpful suggestions to better manage your self-care available monthly on Diva TalkRadio – Diabetes Roundtable as well as in the Divabetic Reading Room at divabetic.org
In an emergency, you or someone you love might not be able to speak to medical personnel, a medical ID bracelet or necklace speaks for you.
Medical ID ensures appropriate and timely medical care and according to a published study, half of all medication errors occur upon admission or discharge from the hospital. Wearing a medical ID protects you and your loved ones against potentially harmful medication errors. The ID Band Company offers bracelets and necklaces in a wide range of styles and prices. www.theidbandco.com