MedicAlert members come from all walks of life

Many of our members live with rare and multiple conditions that are not visible or obvious to those around them. 

Find out more about our members by reading their stories below.

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Our member Eliana smiling: MedicAlert for Anaphylaxis to peanuts & various allergies

Eliana

Anaphylaxis to peanuts & allergies

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Our member Miya riding a horse on a field: MedicAlert for Duplex kidneys & severe asthma

Miya

Duplex kidneys & severe asthma

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Our member Imogen smiling wearing heart sunglasses and showing her pink MedicAlert Kids Silicone Bracelet: MedicAlert for Coeliac Disease

Imogen

Coeliac Disease

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Tommy Dunne

Young-onset dementia

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Our member Jenny Woodall smiling: MedicAlert for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma & Pacemaker

Jenny Woodall

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma & Pacemaker

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Our member Paul Kabrna smiling: MedicAlert for Conn's Syndrome & Hypertension

Paul Kabrna

Conn's Syndrome & Hypertension

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Jacob Clark

Haemophilia

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Our member Cat Burns smiling and wearing sunglasses: MedicAlert for Brugada syndrome, bradycardia and S-ICD

Cat Burns

Brugada Syndrome

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Our member Sarah Thompson: MedicAlert for Complex Heart Disease

Sarah Thompson

Complex Heart Disease

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Our member Jamie playing with a toy car and wearing a Forget-Me-Not Bracelet: MedicAlert for Autism and Non-Verbal

Jamie

Autism, Non-Verbal

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Our member Maya laughing and wearing a Superman costume: MedicAlert for T1 Diabetes, Allergies

Maya

T1 Diabetes, Allergies

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Peter Berry, MedicAlert member

Peter Berry

Dementia

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Our member Isobel Davies smiling: MedicAlert for Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

Isobel Davies

Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

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Our member Annabelle Griffin smiling: MedicAlert for Vascular EDS

Annabelle Griffin

Vascular EDS

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A close up of our member Bex's wrist, showing her classic Stainless Steel bracelet: MedicAlert for Bipolar Disorder

Bex

Bipolar Disorder

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Our member Tilly-Rose Dade smiling and holding her football trophies at the end of her football match: MedicAlert for T1 Diabetes

Tilly-Rose Dade

T1 Diabetes

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Our member Myles playing with toys and wearing his MedicAlert Sports Band: MedicAlert for Severe haemophilia B

Myles

Severe Haemophilia B

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Our member Yasmin holding a mug, wearing her Forget-Me-Not bracelet

Yasmin

Epilepsy

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Our member Ken Wright: MedicAlert for Haemophilia & Penicillin Allergy

Ken Wright

Haemophilia & Penicillin Allergy

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Our member Jane Kennedy smiling: MedicAlert for Multiple Severe Allergies

Jane Kennedy

Multiple Severe Allergies

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Our member Kate Bradstock smiling: MedicAlert for Long QT Syndrome

Kate Bradstock

Long QT Syndrome

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Our member Andy Bustin telling his story: MedicAlert for Epilepsy & Penicillin Allergy

Andy Bustin

Epilepsy & Penicillin Allergy

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Our member Brian Scutt holding a cup of tea, wearing his Prestige Leather Bracelet: MedicAlert for Angina since Coronary Angioplastry and on anticoagulants

Brian Scutt

Angina

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Our member Lucy Dodd smiling: MedicAlert for Diamond Blackfan Anaemia

Lucy Dodd

Diamond Blackfan Anaemia

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Our member Jack Cooke when he finished a marathon, holding his medal: MedicAlert for Anaesthetic Allergy

Jack Cooke

Anaesthetic Allergy

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Our member Grace smiling at the beach: MedicAlert for Food Allergies

Grace

Food Allergies

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Our member Alice O'Brien smiling: MedicAlert for Asthma, Lupus and ITP

Alice O'Brien

Asthma, Lupus & ITP

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Our member Mandy Elder smiling and riding on a horse: MedicAlert for Chronic Neuropathic Nerve Damage

Mandy Elder

Chronic Neuropathic Nerve Damage

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Our member Dana Walden smiling and hugging a friend: MedicAlert for Haemophilia & Risk of Anaphylaxis

Dana Walden

Haemophilia & Risk of Anaphylaxis

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Our member Jacqui May on vacation: MedicAlert for Asthma, Diabetes & COPD

Jacqui May

Asthma, Diabetes & COPD

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Our member Carolyn Smith blowing a dandelion and wearing her MedicAlert Sports Band: MedicAlert for Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Carolyn Smith

Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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Our member Joshua Mountford smiling: MedicAlert for Nut Allergy

Joshua Mountford

Nut Allergy

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Our member Holly S showing her MedicAlert Expandable Bracelet: MedicAlert for Severe Nut Allergy

Holly S

Risk of Anaphylaxis

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Our member Bob Eager smiling: MedicAlert for Hypertension

Bob Eager

Antibiotic Allergy & Hypertension

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Our member Sarah & Iris Korj smiling at the beach: MedicAlert for Severe Allergies

Sarah & Iris Korj

Severe Allergies

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Our member Hannah Smith smiling: MedicAlert for Severe Nut Allergy

Hannah Smith

Severe Nut Allergy

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Our member Betsy smiling and wearing her MedicAlert ID Bracelet

Betsy Pyefinch

Nut Allergy

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Our member Anne S writing on a notebook wearing her Classic MedicAlert Bracelet in Silver: MedicAlert for Alzheimer's & Hypertension

Anne S

Alzheimer's & Hypertension

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Our member Alison Skillin wearing her Medical ID bracelet and her dog bear wearing a dog tag: MedicAlert for Fibromyalgia, Blindness, PNES

Alison Skillin

Fibromyalgia, Blindness, PNES

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Our member Charlotte Gee smiling, holding her sports trophies/medals and wearing her MedicAlert Sports Band: MedicAlert for Addison's disease

Charlotte Gee

Addison's Disease

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Our member Graham Wheatcroft smiling and wearing his MedicAlert Dog Tag: MedicAlert for Epilepsy

Graham Wheatcroft

Epilepsy

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Our member Ruth Holroyd: MedicAlert for Multiple Severe Allergies & Eczema

Ruth Holroyd

Multiple Severe Allergies & Eczema

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Our member Amelia Lee smiling and wearing her Heritage Bracelet: MedicAlert for Tetralogy of Fallot, Eczema & Tree Nut Allergy

Amelia Lee

Tetralogy of Fallot, Eczema & Tree Nut Allergy

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Image of Toni Bull, MedicAlert member, running the marathon

Toni Bull

Degenerative Arthritis, Severe Allergies, Antiphospholipid Syndrome

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Our member Chris Cook: MedicAlert for Riley Day Syndrome, T2 Diabetes & Blindness

Chris Cook

Riley Day Syndrome, T2 Diabetes & Blindness

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Our member Linda Alcock smiling at a garden: MedicAlert for TINU, VP shunt, Connective Tissue Disease, Chiari 1 & CKD

Linda Alcock

TINU, VP shunt, Connective Tissue Disease, Chiari 1 & CKD

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Our member Emma Perry smiling: MedicAlert for Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Implanted Automatic Cardioverter Defibrillator

Emma Perry

Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Implanted Automatic Cardioverter Defibrillator

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Our member Jennie Barton: MedicAlert for Penicillin Allergy, Cardiac Artery Stents, Rare Blood Group

Jennie Barton

Penicillin Allergy, Cardiac Artery Stents, Rare Blood Group

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MedicAlert Angela member wearing their arthritis medical bracelet

Angela Whawell

Atrial Fibrillation (AF), Asthma, Multiple Allergies, Sleep Apnoea, Vertigo

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Our member Rebecca Harvey with her: MedicAlert for Endurance Bracelet

Rebecca Harvey

Functional Movement Disorder, Costochondritis, T2 Diabetes & Severe Anxiety Disorder

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Our member Ian Graham smiling with sunglasses on: MedicAlert for Chronic Asthma, Bladder Cancer, COPD, Hypothyroidism, Arthritis & Mobility Problems

Ian Graham

Chronic Asthma, Bladder Cancer, COPD, Hypothyroidism, Arthritis & Mobility Problems

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Our member Christine showing her MedicAlert Milano Bracelet

Christine

Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Melanoma, Adrenal Insufficiency

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Our member Peter Prangley smiling: MedicAlert for T2 Diabetes & Epilepsy

Peter Prangley

T2 Diabetes & Epilepsy

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Our member Louise Pepperall smiling: MedicAlert for Epilepsy & Degenerative Disc Disease

Louise Pepperall

Epilepsy & Degenerative Disc Disease

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