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Allergies - Latex

Why should someone with allergy to latex wear a MedicAlert medical ID ?

Latex has become a common allergy. It can still be found in medical equipment and is widely used in consumer goods. The more you are exposed to latex, the more severe the reaction can become, eventually leading to anaphylactic shock. Tell your friends and family about your allergy to latex, but more importantly, let paramedics and doctors know.   Don't wait.  Sign Up

How does MedicAlert work for people with allergy to latex?

Your MedicAlert medical ID bracelet is just what it sounds like: a medical alert to any paramedics or doctors who might be trying to save you in an emergency. Awareness of your condition can save you when every second counts.

Doctors often recommend that people wear an official MedicAlert ID bracelet. As a charity, we’ve been the trusted emergency information experts in Canada for over 60 years. Only MedicAlert ensures your bracelet is custom engraved in standard medical language reviewed by MedicAlert's medically trained specialists, and includes a 24/7 hotline to answer emergency questions from paramedics and emergency responders.

In fact, your MedicAlert medical ID works even when you're traveling. Our exclusive hotline specialists pick up the phone to take calls from paramedics in over 140 languages.

What types of medical IDs does MedicAlert have?

Your MedicAlert ID can be a bracelet, necklace, watch, wristband, and more. Our materials include gold, silver, stainless steel, and more. Browse our styles of MedicAlert ID jewellery for men, women and children.