Today, more than 15 million people live with mild to severe food allergies. There remains no cure for those suffering from food allergies. The only way to stay safe is strict avoidance of any known problem foods. Although a person with food allergies may continuously strive to refrain from their problem foods; hidden ingredients consumed while eating away from the home can cause mild to severe anaphylactic shock.
For those faced with life-threatening anaphylaxis, communicating the severity of a medical emergency quickly is critical. MedicAlert Foundation and Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) have partnered to provide the “MyVoice” program, designed to help protect individuals with food allergies with life-saving services.
In an anaphylactic emergency, a MyVoice MedicAlert membership and food allergy medical ID work to ensure emergency responders and hospital staff receive your child’s or your own medical information within moments. MedicAlert identification products could save a life in the event that a reaction has progressed to the point that an individual becomes incapacitated and cannot communicate. Using medical identification products is recommended in the food allergy clinical guidelines developed by an expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
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The MyVoice program offers special discounts on MedicAlert medical IDs and services, while also supporting FARE in accomplishing their mission to advance food allergy research, education and awareness.
Learn more about how the MyVoice program can protect you and your loved ones living with food allergies - www.medicalert.org/fare.