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What kind of medical identification do you or your child use?

 
     

Bracelet or necklace, most of the time

 
 

64%

 

459

 
     

Bracelet or necklace, sometimes

 
 

7%

 

53

 
     

Bracelet or necklace, rarely

 
 

7%

 

54

 
     

Paper or wallet card, most of the time

 
 

5%

 

40

 
     

Paper or wallet card, sometimes

 
 

1%

 

12

 
     

Paper or wallet card, rarely

 
 

0%

     
     

Don't carry, too young

 
 

4%

 

29

 
     

Don't carry, don't want to

 
 

6%

 

44

 
     

Other

 
 

3%

 

22

 
 

What kind of medical identification do you or your child use?

Poll dates: June 3 - 10, 2001
Total Votes: 713

The symptoms of hypoglycemia can often be confused with other problems, especially by people unfamiliar with diabetes, such as law enforcement officers. For a person with diabetes, carrying a medical idenfication product can mean the difference between receiving prompt, appropriate attention for emergency hypoglycemia and being confused with someone who is drunk. Medical identification is truly something that you should not leave home without!

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