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USB Health Data bracelet


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mbcube Birth father died of HCM @ 49, I'm older than that now, Dx @ 48, 3 boys 22, 25, 29 all negative so far, pending future genetics Find out more about mbcube
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  • USB Health Data bracelet

    While I like the idea of these, I have some reservations and would love to get some professional feedback from ER Staff, EMTs and existing users.

    I could see having this type of data available - But not sure if, in the field, the EMTs have the immediate ability to review the stored info. I'd assume they'd be dealing with the issue at hand (me!). As this must be removed from me to access, what if it gets misplaced from Ambulance, Air Flight, and ER? What if this falls off - Is the data protected?

    I'm not promoting this firm or any other like firm. Just happen to get a FB post of the sale & I know many members have similar Medic Alert devices/jewelry. Just sparking a discussion. Your thoughts?

    Diagnosed @ 48
    Saw Dr. Michael Debakey @ age 5 - "He's fine, just a little noisy"
    Father to 3 boys 22, 25, 29 (all currently clear - pending genetics)
    AICD - Valentines Day '08, Spark Plug replaced 11/14
    After much research, I had a Myectomy @ Mayo for my 50th Birthday '08
    Quietly going insane . . .

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    Re: USB Health Data bracelet

    Data doesn't seem protected:

    "EMTs, police, and fire fighters will be able to insert your EPIC-id into their on-board computers and access important medical information without the need for a charged phone, passwords or a Wi-Fi connection."

    Nope just Nope. I won't be running around on the street with my medical data without it being protected with AES-256 encryption.
    Some people say I don't have a heart, but my doctor says I have too much?


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      Yeah, I also using medical bracelets, and these are very helpful because on it all things are mentioned what problems I am facing, I bought my one from FrostNYC coupons at Reecoupons so I dont have any experience to buying a store you have mentioned.