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Allergies - Nuts

Why should someone with nut allergy wear a MedicAlert medical ID ?

Nut allergies are a very real problem with a potentially fatal reaction. Even when you think you`ve taken every precaution, you are never 100% certain where you or your child may encounter foods which may contain nuts. The use of nuts in food, drinks and snacks is dangerously common. An allergic reaction can vary from mild rashes to severe anaphylactic shock where your throat may close up. When this happens, immediate treatment is a must. Your MedicAlert ID bracelet will alert paramedics and doctors to administer epinephrine (e.g. EpiPen®) immediately. Every second counts and can mean the difference between life and death. Don't wait.  Sign Up

How does MedicAlert work for people with nut allergy?

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 55 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.