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Medical Identification Jewelry

Wearing medical indentfication jewelry tells others that you have diabetes. In an emergency, this jewelry can save your life.

Medical identification jewelry is jewelry with a small medical emblem. On the back of the emblem it says "diabetes". This emblem tells people you have diabetes.

The jewelry comes in many styles, including bracelets and necklaces.

Why Wear Medical Identification Jewelry?

Medical identification jewelry can save your life.

In an emergency, wearing this jewelry tells your health information. If you go unconscious, the bracelet will tell others you have diabetes. This will allow people to know how to help you quickly.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for more information. You can also go to the Canadian Diabetes Association website to learn about medical identification jewelry (opens in new window) ยป

Last Reviewed: 10/16/2016