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When you are living with diabetes, wearing a form of medical ID can provide you with confidence, freedom and peace of mind to live your life to the fullest without worrying about the sharing of critical medical information in a medical emergency.For paramedics and emergency personnel, the faster they can identify that a patient is undergoing a diabetes emergency, the faster appropriate treatment can commence, the lower of the risk of the hypoglycaemia event becoming severe.In Australia emergency services are trained to look for medical ID bracelets, necklaces and even tattoos!
They also look on smart phones in the emergency contact
There are many websites showing how to do this – here is one example
Some points to consider when choosing a medical ID:
There are many medical ID manufacturers and member
organisations in Australia – be sure to check out each one and compare what