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Re: [IPk] Re: identity bracelet



Oh heck - what do I say on Charlie's bracelet? - he could be anywhere....
and with people who may  not entirely know his needs - aged 10 and all over
London singing.....with students /gap staff in tow..... and he's due to toue
America this year....

Barbara



----- Original Message -----
From: "Lesley Jordan" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2003 7:08 PM
Subject: [IPk] Re: identity bracelet


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> Hi All
>
> I also have a Medic Alert emblem (or two!).  I used to have a bracelet
which
> said something about giving me sugar if I am unwell, or calling an
> ambulance.  There's nothing on the Medic Alert about giving me sugar, but
to
> be honest, if I was so low that I couldn't sort it out for myself, then I
> think I'd rather be treated by paramedics than by a well-meaning person
who
> doesn't know what to do trying to give me sugar when I'm unconscious!  The
> info on these emblems is, of course, aimed at medical staff rather than
the
> man on the Clapham omnibus...
>
> Lesley
>
>
> email @ redacted writes:
>
> > In a message dated 3/26/2003 8:58:09 AM GMT Standard Time,
> > email @ redacted writes:
> >
> >
> >> So, what should one have written on an identity bracelet - this will be
> >> custom made, so I could decide on exactly what I want - I'm not sure
> >> what combination of words - diabetes, insulin, something about the pump
> >> perhaps? does anyone have any ideas?
> >>
> > Hi Nanette,
> >
> > I have "INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES MELLITUS ON INSULIN INFUSION" on
mine.
>  > This takes up an area approximately 11 mm square on mine but could be
adapted
> > according to the shape of your bracelet.
> >
> > Mary
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