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Diabetes

Updated 04 November 2014

Should I wear a Medic Alert bracelet?

The Medic Alert bracelet should be worn by all diabetics. This bracelet will alert medical staff to your condition if you are in an accident or go into a diabetic coma.

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The MedicAlert bracelet should be worn by all diabetics. This bracelet will alert medical staff to your condition if you are in an accident or go into a diabetic coma.

MedicAlert operates 24 hours a day and can be contacted by medical personnel treating you. They'll be given your medical history and the details of people who need to be contacted.

This bracelet can be obtained by phoning MedicAlert on 086 111 2979 for the form or by filling in the form online. The web address is www.medicalert.co.za.

 

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