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  • Understanding Health Insurance Terms

    health insuranceAn apple a day keeps the Doctor away!  Understanding health insurance can help keep the Doctor paid!  Health insurance can be hard to understand. The terms that health insurance companies use can confuse people. This can make it hard for anyone to pick the best insurance plan for their needs. As a result, some people don't get health insurance at all.

    If this sounds like you, it might be a good idea to read on. We will go over each of these terms to help you understand them. We will then touch on optional health aids that your insurance may cover. Continue reading

  • Hidden Diabetes Signs. Time For A Check-Up?

    diabetesDiabetes mellitus is a condition that's increasing worldwide. While Type 1 is an autoimmune condition you can't predict or prevent, type 2 usually relates to obesity. Many people recognise the normal symptoms. These include urinating more often, being thirsty, losing weight, and feeling tired. However, there are some hidden diabetes symptoms you may want to look out for too. Continue reading

  • 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

  • Take Your Health in Your Own Hands in 2018 with Mediband

    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 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

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