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Adaptive Technology/Products: Emergency Medical Information and Identification

People with the following conditions should wear medical or identification ID: diabetes | epilepsy | autism | allergies: food peanut penicillin medication | heart disease | pacemaker | asthma | COPD | stroke | cancer | multiple sclerosis | dialysis | lung disease | ADD/ADHD | alzheimer’s | high blood pressure | children and adults with special needs.


American Red Cross offers the Personal Emergency Response Service (PERS), which provides the peace of mind that you and your loved ones deserve, enabling you to continue to live independently in your own home. The Lifeline Response Center is there for you when others can't be--24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year. Rapid response minimizes complications by making sure you quickly get help when you need it. For more information, contact your nearest Red Cross chapter offering Lifeline or call Lifeline Systems at 1-800-959-6989.

New Sign Hope Paige - Free Printable Medical ID Card In a medical emergency, who will speak for you or your loved one? Protect your loved one with a medical or identification ID.

New Sign If I Need Help is a free special needs caregiver controlled registry, sets up an emergency profile on a free international network which can be updated in real time. With a wide variety of ID available, pins, patches, shoe tags, ID cards, tee shirts, identification as a person who needs help, and a way to communicate for those who cannot.

MedIds.com, provides affordable custom-made Featured Surgical Stainless Steel Medical ID Jewelry, as well as other medical identification tags.

New Sign MedID's- Absolutely Free Printable Medical ID Cards Information that you can present to your physician on each visit that list your current medications and other medical information needed to update your medical chart. When you take multiple medications, your risk of a drug interaction greatly increases. Your prescription medications along with over-the-counter (OTC) cold medicines and pain relievers, etc., and whether they might interact is important. Create a free personal medical ID wallet card on your computer keyboard by completing the form below, and printing out the final card on your printer.

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