That time of year again: Back to school medical ID

Posted on August 6, 2019 by kerri

For all parents, Back to School season can be a chaotic time of year. Buying new supplies, finding new classrooms, and sometimes, even starting new schools can cause a lot of business, and even in some situations stress. However, for parents of kids with medical conditions, disabilities, or special needs, your Back to School preparations … Continue reading “That time of year again: Back to school medical ID”

Hemophilia: The Necessity of Medical ID

Posted on August 17, 2018 by kerri

Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that most often impacts boys, but in some cases can affect girls—though their type of bleeding disorder may be milder. Hemophilia causes abnormalities in blood clotting, which can lead to internal bleeding that may be severe, difficulty stopping bleeding of cuts, large bruises that result from bumps, and painful joints … Continue reading “Hemophilia: The Necessity of Medical ID”

It’s that time of year again: whether your kids are already off school or gearing up, it’s time for summer fun—camp whether for the day or overnight, weekend adventures, and maybe even some outdoor camp outs under the stars. All that means your kid (or you!) will probably be lugging a backpack or duffel bag … Continue reading “Packing for Summer Camp for Kids with Health Conditions”

If you have a heart problem, you know how difficult it may be to live a predictable life, and how scary it can be to have new symptoms—cardiac-seeming or not. Whether you are an adult who has had a heart attack or has a rhythm disorder, a younger person with heart problems like idiopathic cardiomyopathy … Continue reading “Medical ID for Your Heart: 7 Reasons Those with Heart Problems Should Wear Medical ID”