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Medical I.D Tags For Diabetes
WHAT IS DIABETES?
Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies.
When you have diabetes, your body either doesn"t make enough insulin or can"t use its own insulin as well as it should. This causes sugars to build up in your blood. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. Diabetes is predicted by a clear set of symptoms, but it still often goes undiagnosed.
Diabetes is becoming increasingly more common throughout the world, due to increased obesity (also known as metabolic syndrome or pre-diabetes) leading to higher incidences of type 2 diabetes.
WHY YOU SHOULD WEAR A PRE-ENGRAVED DIABETES TYPE 1 OR TYPE 2 MEDICAL IDENTIFICATION PENDANT
Your Pre-Engraved Diabetes Medical Identification Pendant can be an extremely effective way of
alerting medical staff and the general public to your diabetic condition.
If you are found unconscious, in a hypoglycemic state or unable to communicate, your Diabetic Identification Tag
can alert medics to your condition, enabling prompt diagnosis. This can be critical for providing effective
treatment for your Diabetes.
Doctors and Paramedics are increasingly recommending that patients with Diabetes wear Medical Identification
to ensure correct diagnosis of your condition.
You may be aware of the two most common forms of Diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. Treatment for each condition
varies, insulin dependant, tablet or diet controlled. It is important to state which type of Diabetes you
have to ensure the correct medical treatment. Misdiagnosis of Diabetes Type 1 and Diabetes Type 2 can be life threatening or fatal.
If you are found unconscious a paramedic or a member of medical staff will check your pulse, this is why
Medical Identification Jewellery should be worn either round your neck or on your wrist making the
identification easily found. your Pre-Engraved Medical Identification Tag has the world Wide recognised
Medical Symbol on the front ensuring your Tag can be worn Internationally.
You can place your order on our secure website or contact us on 0121 233 7455 and one of our sales staff
will take your order. Payment can be made by debit/credit card, cheque or postal order.
Once your order has been placed we will dispatch to you within 2 working days.