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StickyJ Medical ID and sister company Thoughtful Impressions have been family owned and operated for more than 21 years. The company is led by CEO Lori Torman, who has an eye for great quality and classic styles. In the early days of medical id bracelets (we're talking 1960's), medical alert bracelets were pretty boring -- basically engraved metal tags with curb link chains. The same styles were offered for children, just smaller (no wonder kids didn't want to wear them). And, by the end of the 20th century things hadn't improved that much. Lori was among the first to recognize that medical id's could be fashion conscious, and in 2005 launched designs in leather as well as stainless, and introduced polyester kids medical id bracelets that had cute designs. The sport strap line of child medical id's she introduced nearly 20 years ago is still the most popular line of children's medical jewelry on the market today. And, we now produce more than 100 different styles of medical alert bracelets and necklaces for men and women. Our engraved bracelets are individually custom engraved by our team of master engravers, ship within three (M-F) business days from the date you order, and all products come with a 90 warranty against manufacturing defects. Please come and shop with us today. It will be our pleasure to serve you.

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Infant Mortality: Spinal Muscular Atrophy #1 Genetic Killer

Infant Mortality: Spinal Muscular Atrophy #1 Genetic Killer

27th May 2022

August: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

You might not have ever heard of it, but I’m sure you’ve seen it before. Kids and young adults in motorized wheelchairs; you aren’t quiet sure what they have, but they have smiles on their face!

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Disease is a motor neuron disease where the spinal movement neurons are missing a genetic protein. Without this protein, voluntary muscles become weak and atrophy (disintegrate). Muscles used for breathing, swallowing, walking, and moving your head or lifting your arms become weaker over time.

Every year 10,000-25,000 kids and young adults develop SMA; there’s a large variation in numbers due to still borns or adult onset SMA. That’s 1 in 6,000 babies are born with SMA. Of those babies born with the disease, 50% die by their 1st Birthday and 90% won’t make it to their 2nd.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy is the #1 genetic killer of children under 2.

SMA is passed from 2 genetic carriers conceiving a child. If 2 carriers have a baby, there’s a 1 in 4 chance the child will develop SMA. 1 in 40 people unknowingly carry the SMA gene. That means if you’re at a “singles mixer”, there’s a very high chance that if you fall in love it will be with a carrier. This disease does not discriminate. SMA affects all race, gender, age, and location.

There is no cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy, but there is HOPE.

Spreading Awareness means more interest, funding, and hopefully a faster cure.

Make sure you’re protected with Medical Jewelry from StickyJ!