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MedicAlert services store your medical information and provide live 24/7 emergency response, alerting emergency responders about your vital medical information and ensuring you receive the most effective care to help save your life. With MedicAlert, you can be confident and live life fully knowing that your medical ID connects you to the most dependable emergency support network – because every moment matters.
Only MedicAlert provides emergency responders with your complete medical information, to speed your treatment and help save your life.
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Only MedicAlert educates and trains emergency personnel so they respond to your medical ID by calling in for your information that can help save your life.
Diabetes affects an estimated 25.8 million people in the U.S. alone
According to the most recent statistics, diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death, and the fifth leading cause of death from disease in 2007, costing $116 billion annually in direct medical costs and $58 billion annually in indirect costs (loss of work, disability, loss of life, etc.). Knowing you, or a loved one, has diabetes and taking proactive steps to educate yourself about the condition, and wearing medical identification, can lead to reduced costs and increased quality of life.
Learn more about the three main types of diabetes, and how they develop: