How MedicAlert can help you

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We know that living with a heart condition can be stressful

40% of MedicAlert members live with a heart condition and we know just how much this impacts their everyday lives - from worries about exercising to going out alone, the diagnosis affects both our members and their families.


Remaining independent and active supports both physical and mental health, resulting in a better quality of life.
As a charity, MedicAlert provides the peace of mind to be active and join in, keeping you safe in an emergency.

"With the confidence I have with my MedicAlert emblem and membership, I carry on my everyday life as before and know that the right people will be called if I ever need them." - Kate Bradstock

How MedicAlert can help you

In an emergency involving your heart, every second truly counts. Early treatment to get blood flowing to the damaged part of your heart muscle again can save your life and limit the amount of permanent damage to your heart muscle1
MedicAlert ID allows access to information about your medical conditions, implants or devices you may have and your medications.

During an emergency

When every moment matters, you may be unable to speak or recall your vital information in a stressful, unexpected situation.

MedicAlert supports you

Your jewellery will alert emergency professionals to your most crucial information through the custom-engraving on the back of your disc.

by relaying information

Additional information can be accessed, such as medications, next-of-kin contact info, specialist clinic details or important documents.

for fast accurate treatment

Risks of error and complications are heavily reduced, ultimately helping you to get back on your feet and back to normality.

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MedicAlert provides our members with peace of mind

Hypertension

Read about Bob's hypertension diagnosis and how it wasn't until his son was diagnosed with diabetes that he realised the importance of MedicAlert.

Read Bob's story

Long QT Syndrome

Kate's rare heart condition wasn't diagnosed until her 20's. It can suddenly put her heart into a life-threatening arrhythmia.

Read Kate's story

Conn's Syndrome

Paul was diagnosed with hypertension at 24 years old, shortly before also being diagnosed with Conn's Syndrome.

Read Paul's story


Some of the heart conditions our members live with

Currently, there are around 7.4 million people living with heart and circulatory disease in the UK, with someone struck by a heart attack every 6 minutes2. Our members live with many different heart conditions and other medical conditions. Our records show over 11,000 different conditions and medications are held in member records.
No matter what you live with, it is likely that you could benefit from MedicAlert.

Hypertension or Hypotension

Also referred to as high blood pressure or low blood pressure.

Heart Disease

Such as cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease.

Arrhythmia

Also known as an irregular heartbeat, this includes atrial fibrillation.

Cardiomyopathy

A general term for heart muscle diseases i.e. dilated cardiomyopathy.

Angina

Although this is not usually life-threatening, it is closely linked to the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

Addison's Disease

Addison's disease is a rare condition that approximately affects 1 in 10,000 people and is often accompanied by a number of cardiovascular conditions.

Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure is a chronic progressive condition that affects your heart's pumping power.

Implants

Many members who have had a device implanted will want to store their implant's full list of information in their member's record.

"For just 9p a day, I get to feel so safe that I walk the dogs by myself again!" - MedicAlert Member

What do you need to do to join?

Create account

This provides online access to view and change your record at any time.

Add medical info

Including allergies, conditions, medications, history, documents and contacts.

Choose a medical ID

Our collections include stainless steel, fabric, silicone, silver and gold.

We check your record

Our in-house medical professionals ensure your record is medically sound.

MedicAlert membership costs less than 9p per day; this gives you 24/7 emergency support and peace of mind for just £32 per year.
Your only additional cost will be your choice of medical ID jewellery, which start at very reasonable prices and are available with styles to suit a variety of activities and occasions.


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