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Alive against all odds

Marilyn, against all odds, is a survivor. See Marilyn's story as she recounts the event and people who worked together to save her life.

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Upcoming Events

Popular US savings come to Canada

The Black Friday & Cyber Monday is a popular US event that signifies the start of the holiday shopping.  The fever is now in Canada and we are excited to be hosting our very first Black Friday & Cyber Monday event exclusively for members.  Here’s what you can expect on November 23rd and November 26th:

  • November 23rd: Select MedicAlert ID favourites will be discounted by 25%. Sneak preview
  • November 26th: Special gifts and deals will be offered throughout the day at Sneak preview

Don’t miss this 1st ever exciting event.  Mark your calendar and save the dates.

What’s New

FREE Shipping

As of November 1st, FREE shipping will automatically be applied when you order a new ID over $99 online at You will no longer need to wait for this special offer and no offer code entry will be required.   It’s that easy.

Important notice: holiday shipping schedule to guarantee the arrival of your new MedicAlert ID for the holidays, orders should be placed by December 6th.


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Health & Wellness Corner

Leftover Halloween Candy Ideas – You never know how many little trick or treat guests will visit your home on Halloween. You may run out of candy early or you may have loads left over. » Read More

Health Benefits of Winter Squash –Squash has a reputation for fiber. » Read More

Prolonged sitting can increase Type 2 diabetes risk – Adults who sit for long periods may face a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes than individuals who move around more often, a new review concludes. » Read More

Routine PSA prostate cancer test not recommended – No major medical group recommends routine PSA blood tests to check men for prostate cancer. » Read More

12 Expert Tips for Fall Fitness – From the brilliant colors of the leaves to the crisp, cool air and the looming holidays, Autumn is always a very special time of year. » Read More

Featured Recipes

Roasted Winter Squash & Apple Soup – Roasting brings out a striking depth of flavor in the squash, and the combination with apples and onions is irresistible.

Health Awareness

  • Amaryllis Month (Huntington Society)
  • Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.) Awareness Month
  • Diabetes Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Movember Canada: Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Osteoporosis Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

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