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  • The Hidden Side Effects Of Unseen Illness

    unseen illness auto immuneLiving with an "unseen illness" can present more challenges than anyone realises. You can't really explain to your co-workers, family, and friends what you're going through on a daily basis. Nor would you want to - talking about it all the time doesn't make you feel any better. Plus, everyone else gets tired of hearing about it. The frustration can cause you to have additional side effects on top of your unseen illness. Continue reading

  • Medical Records and Your Health

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    With today's on-the-go lifestyle, keeping your health in mind seems like it is easier said than done. You’re busy enough as it is in your life. This makes it easy to forget to pay attention to your medical records and your own health.

    If this sounds like you, don't worry because there is good news ahead. You have great options you can use to improve your safety and well being. Technology makes it easier than ever before to protect yourself due to emergencies. And Mediband is leading the way with our medical alert bracelets and tracking tools.

    Let’s make your 2018 safer and better with some simple changes in your life. Even just a few of these changes can make a big difference. Continue reading

  • Lymphedema Alert Bracelets & How YOU Can Stay Safe

    Lymphedema Alert Bracelets MedibandAt Mediband, we’re committed to making it easy for you to stay safe. Our line of medical ID bracelets, including lymphedema alert bracelets, provides clear and direct information about any condition you may have. This leaves no question about how to treat you if you cannot speak during an emergency.

    One of the bracelets we provide is designed for people with lymphedema. Lymphedema is a condition which affects the lymphatic system. Fluid in your lymph nodes collects in the fatty tissue under your skin. This causes undue swelling that is most common in your arms and legs. As a result, you need to be careful about certain treatments that could cause you undue pain. Continue reading

  • FeverMates: 9 Tips for Better Day Care Safety and Health

    fevermates stick on fever indicatorsAre you getting ready to place your kids into child care? While you try to keep them safe and healthy at home, day care is another story. The last thing you want is to have a sick child with a bad cold or flu this winter. Because of this risk, many parents feel a bit scared about day care safety.

    While you can’t stay at the child care center all day, you can take a few extra steps once your little one is home. Below, take a look at 9 wonderful tips for keeping your children feeling great in day care. All it takes is a little bit of effort for big results. Most of all, these tips will ensure even better day care safety. Continue reading

  • Solving the Issue of Patient Safety with Medical Alert Bracelets

    patient safety medical alert braceletsRecently, a provocative article from The Sydney Morning Herald talked about the issue of patient safety. It discussed Professor Sir Liam Donaldson – an expert on the subject. He spoke at length about problems that occur related to patient safety in both the doctor’s office and the hospital. And as Mediband’s medical alert bracelets show, we all need to keep an eye out for ways to stay safer.

    This post will talk all about the issue of safety for patients. Because of the high risks in health care, we all need to stay aware of these concerns. As a result, everyone will remain happier and safer in their lives.

    Finding the Problem of Patient Safety in Healthcare.

    As the Herald article noted, up to 12 percent of all hospital visits stem from errors. So, over one in ten people who go to the hospital end up there due to a mistake! Hence, you can see why this is such a pervasive issue. Continue reading

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