Gastric Bypass Medical Alert Bracelets, Medical Alert Dog Tags, Medical ID Pendants
Medical ID Bracelets, Medical ID Tags, Medical ID Necklaces – Custom or Pre-engraved!
The American College of Emergency Physicians advises people to “carry an emergency medical ID card or wear medical ID jewelry if they have a health condition, allergy, implanted device or if they are taking medications that might be life-threatening.” If you or a loved one has had a gastric bypass, Shop Now for your Gastric Bypass Medical Alert Bracelets, Dog Tags or Necklaces.
Gastric bypass surgery refers to a surgical procedure in which the stomach is divided into a small upper pouch and a much larger lower “remnant” pouch and then the small intestine is rearranged to connect to both. Surgeons have developed several different ways to reconnect the intestine, thus leading to several different gastric bypass (GBP) procedures. Any Gastric Bypass Procedure leads to a marked reduction in the functional volume of the stomach, accompanied by an altered physiological and physical response to food.
The operation is prescribed to treat morbid obesity (defined as a body mass index greater than 40), type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and other comorbid conditions. Bariatric surgery is the term encompassing all of the surgical treatments for morbid obesity, not just gastric bypasses, which make up only one class of such operations. The resulting weight loss, typically dramatic, markedly reduces comorbidities. The long-term mortality rate of gastric bypass patients has been shown to be reduced by up to 40%
At the time of an accident or other medical catastrophe, Emergency Medical Personnel may have to provide you with some form of emergency life-saving treatment. A Medical ID Bracelet, Medical ID Dog Tag or some other form of medical identification that identifies your surgical procedure may prevent inappropriate and harmful treatment decisions from being started. Some considerations that emergency medical staff should avoid with the gastric bypass patient include administering stomach damaging Non-Steroidal (NSAID) drugs such as aspirin, the non-insertion of a blind NG tube which might puncture your stomach, and the alert notification recommendation of avoiding many sugar based foods (Without the bracelet for example, it might be easy to confuse symptoms of sugar overload experienced by the gastric bypass patient with that of diabetes).
Our Gastric Bypass medical alert bracelets, medical ID or necklaces are critically important and may save your life in an emergency situation. If you are ever hurt or injured – and not able to speak for yourself – our Gastric Bypass medical alert bracelets or medical ID may be the only way first responders or doctors know how to begin treating you.
We recommend that your engraving information include:
- Name and date of birth
- Specific medical condition(s) (Gastric Bypass)
- No NSAIDS, No Blind NG Tubes
- Specific name of the medication(s) you are taking that affect life-saving treatments.
- Allergies (especially to medications like penicillin)
When room allows we recommend adding:
- Doctor name and phone number
- Emergency contact(s) name and phone number
- Your address
- Your phone number
Universal Medical Data, LLC offers both custom engraved Medical ID Bracelets, Medical ID Dog Tags and Pendants as well as pre-engraved products of the most common medical conditions which include those that have undergone Gastric Bypass Procedures
Universal Medical Data, LLC offers CUSTOM ENGRAVED Medical ID Bracelets, Medical ID Dog Tags and Pendants for you to personalize using the suggestions above.Shop Custom Engraved
Universal Medical Data, LLC offers PRE-ENGRAVED cost saving products for the most common medical conditions including Gastric Bypass.Shop Pre-engraved Gastric Bypass