Medical ID bracelet

So my wife thinks I should get a medical bracelet or chain to make any emt's, docs etc of my situation. Does anyone else have them? Where did you get them from? What do they say?



ID bracelet.

by Stepford_Wife - 2007-07-23 07:07:52

Hi dltrent.

I have a Medic Alert bracelet. You can obtain one from Medic Alert, 1-800-ID ALERT, or from their web site
Mine, gives a quick summary of what meds I'm on, my allergies, my heart condition, and that I have a pacemaker, and a phone number to Medic Alert, for further information.

~ Dominique ~

ID bracelet

by CathrynB - 2007-07-23 10:07:50

Me too -- Medic Alert. My doctor recommended I get one because he said EMTs would apply the paddles for external defibrillation differently if ever needed, if they know in advance that I have a pacemaker. It can help you in an emergency if ever needed. Cathryn

I.D. Chain

by peacemaker - 2007-07-24 03:07:07

I couldn't afford medic alert, I have my pacemaker card all the time. I also went onto E-bay searched medic chain(had a bracelet broke it in a month) a few different ones came up found one I liked. I paid under 10 bucks, they engraved it with dual chamber pacemaker and medic alert, plus free shipping.
Worked for me.


by sweetkozy - 2007-07-24 04:07:50

I wear one too that states my name,pacemaker, EP doc, phone number, and on the back I put an emergency contact. You never know what could happen and you would rather have the Doctors or EMT's know ahead of time that you have a pacemaker. You get used to wearing it and before you know it, you won't even know it's there. :)


Medic Alert

by Shell - 2007-07-24 04:07:51

I also have a Medic Alert bracelet. It has on it complete heart block, pacemaker and that I'm on coumadin.There's a toll free number on it that medical personal can call to find out more. (name, address, doctors, medication your on, etc. )There is a yearly fee (though I think if it's too much they can help out with it) You get a basic bracelet included with you'r yearly fee but they also have alot of different styles you can purchase. I feel safer because even if I have my wallet with me this is quicker to look at than searching for any id, my pacemaker card, etc. Also, if I go out with out any ID (like on a walk) I'm still protected.

ID Bracelet

by BeckyM - 2007-07-24 12:07:29

I have a medical alert bracelet too, I did a search and found some really nice ones at They will engrave on the back and front of bracelet with important information such as cardio doc.


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by winelover - 2007-07-25 05:07:19

I get my medical bracelets from They are very nice looking. I usually have a couple of different ones and just change the ID plate. They are also rather inexpensive. If you have Medic Alert as well, you can have that number engraved also.

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In fact after the final "tweaks" of my pacemaker programming at the one year check up it is working so well that I forget I have it.