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For years, Ron has been cycling on the same bike trail almost daily. On a brisk morning just weeks ago, he was suddenly struck by a car while out for his bike ride.
A MedicAlert member for over 22 years now, he fortunately has only had to rely on his bracelet a few times. This was one instance that could've ended tragically if not for his MedicAlert ID. Ron wasn't carrying any form of identification on him except for his MedicAlert ID Bracelet.
When you or a loved one receives a diagnosis of heart disease, the mind quickly goes to remedies of adding in a walk every day to make sure you get the exercise you need to be fit and altering your diet to eliminate excess saturated fat and incorporate more leafy greens and whole grains. But there may be an important risk factor you haven’t even considered: Stress.
Nine-year old Brandon can usually be found playing in his tree house or out in the yard exploring.
There have only been a few instances while in the company of his 4 siblings, or even mom and dad, that Brandon has wandered off. Even on these occasions, he has never went far from home.
It was just recently that his parents greatest fear became a reality... Brandon decided to "go on an adventure," and climbed over the frontyard fence, crossed a heightened traffic area and continued on his way.
On February 6th, 2017 Chris received a call that every mother fears. Her son Brendan was experiencing a life-threatening situation while away at school and she was unable to be there during his time of need.
The American Heart Association reports that an estimated 42.2 million Americans over age 60 have one or more types of cardiovascular disease, which are conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels. These conditions include coronary artery disease, heart attack, heart failure, abnormal heart rhythms, congenital heart disease and stroke.