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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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Medical Alert Bracelets: What to Engrave

Medical Alert Bracelets: What to Engrave

11th Jul 2022

One of the most common questions we receive in our customer service department is

“What should I engrave on my medical ID bracelet?“

turquoise beaded medical alert bracelet for women

Here, my friend is your answer…straight from our experts. (We at Sticky Jewelry sell over 90,000 medical alert bracelets per year so yes, we do consider ourselves experts)! Here’s what to engrave on your medical alert bracelet for added safety and clarity.

After personally speaking with EMT’s, researching and hearing plenty of customer feedback we give you.
OUR RECOMMENDATIONS…

  • When choosing between engraving options we recommend using black laser engraving in a clear font. We understand that this makes your condition “stand out” more on your jewelry, but it could potentially save your life. When the EMT or hospital is searching for information, every second counts.
  • First and foremost on the front side and first line of your jewelry item engrave your medical condition! This is the most important piece of information on your medical jewelry and the most time-sensitive if you are unable to respond. If the bracelet is being worn for allergy alert purposes, the allergy would be on “line one” instead.

Pink Sports Strap Diabetic Bracelets for Women and Men

How to “word” your allergies:

  • If the allergy is the main purpose of the ID, write the allergy out. For example: “Peanut Allergy.” If you have a main medical condition but also happen to have allergies to medications, we recommend writing “NO” and then the medication name. For example: engrave “NO PENICILLIN” rather than “PENICILLIN ALLERGY.”

We also have many awesome and fun bracelets for kids with food or insect allergies that are waterproof, such as this cute button…

Bee Allergy Children’s Bracelet Button

that fits into this bracelet!

Waterproof rubber orange children’s medical ID bracelet

  • We recommend having only your medical condition and/or allergies on the front and nothing else.

What should I engrave on the back?:

  • On the back of your item, first, engrave your name for identification purposes.
  • After your name, engrave only “ICE” and then the phone number for an emergency contact. “ICE” stands for “IN CASE OF EMERGENCY.”

For example: “ICE 555-555-1234”
They do not need to know the name of the person they are contacting, they only need your name and someone’s phone number in order to relay information to the person on the phone.

  • If room permits, now is the time to list the medications you are taking, as well as the dosage.

For example: “Coumadin 200MG”

What if I can’t fit all of my information on the alert jewelry?:

If you have too much pertinent medical information to fit onto your medical alert bracelet (or you really don’t want your condition on there) you can have “see wallet card” engraved and simply keep a detailed, clearly written (and always updated!) wallet card in a prominent place within your wallet.

  • To help you out, a printed ‘fold over’ medical ID wallet card that we designed with you in mind is available for just $1 with all medical orders placed through Sticky Jewelry.

medical identification card

  • You can also purchase one of our items that have “see other side” engraved for privacy purposes.

medical ID bracelet plaque "See Other Side"

We hope this post was helpful to you if you ever have any other questions about any of our products feel free to contact Sticky Jewelry Customer Service.