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A new way to help protect Canadians with autism

Autism isn’t always easily recognizable to those who don’t know the signs and this can make those on the spectrum particularly vulnerable in an emergency. That’s why MedicAlert has partnered with Autism Canada to create a program designed specifically to support Canadians on the autism spectrum and provide peace of mind to their families and caregivers.[...]


Allergies are not optional. Learn why food allergy awareness is so important for everyone to understand.

With 1-in-13 people in Canada living with one or more food allergies, you, or someone you know is likely among them.[...]


Use the Exercise Diary on My MedicAlert app to track progress!

Do you ever wonder how exercise actually lowers blood pressure? It seems especially odd considering that physical activity increases your blood pressure – but this is only for a short period of time. Regular exercise helps to lower your blood pressure over time and keep your heart healthy. Here is a step-by-step explanation:[...]


Shane is an independent 28-year-old who wears a MedicAlert bracelet to help him communicate.

Meet 28-year-old Shane. Like other millennials his age, Shane is independent, loves going to the movies, cheering for his favourite football team and dining out. Shane also has Down syndrome and his speech is delayed, making communication difficult at times. “My main challenge is ensuring that he is properly supervised when necessary and that he knows what to do in an emergency,” says Tammy, a former RCMP member who now works as a civilian member of the Edmonton Police Service.[...]


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