Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2012
American Medical ID is pleased to announce the winners of its Spring Video Contest. American Medical ID held the contest to raise awareness about the importance of wearing a medical ID. Participants made videos explaining why medical IDs are essential and were judged on content and originality.
The contest was announced in April and after over 8,000 votes, the winners are:
1.) Stephen Reynolds
2.) Dusan Slepcevic
3.) Crystal Mathews
First place won a $500 American Express gift card, second place won a $100 American Medical ID gift card, and third place won a $50 American Medical ID gift card. Non-placing participants were also awarded a $50 Medical ID gift card.
People with certain medical conditions wear medical IDs to alert emergency medical professionals in an emergency. The following are good reasons to wear a medical ID:
Food, Drug or Insect allergies
Cardiac problems (angina,arrhythmias,atrial fibrillation,pacemakers)
Diabetes, blood disorders
Blood thinners/ Anticoagulants (Coumadin/Warfarin)
Hearing, sight or mentally impaired
Surgery, transplant and cancer patients
Clinical trial participants
Special needs children
Sickle Cell Anemia
People taking multiple medicines
Since 1994, American Medical ID has created high quality, customized medical identification to meet our customers’ everyday lifestyle. Medical IDs are available in a variety of bracelet and necklace styles for adults, teens and children. Every ID is personalized with complimentary engraving. Candidates for a medical ID include anyone living with diabetes, asthma, heart conditions, autism spectrum disorders, stroke risk or memory impairment, persons with allergies such as food, drug or insect, and those taking multiple medications or blood thinners. For more information about American Medical ID, visit http://www.IdentifyYourself.com, email info(at)americanmedical-id(dot)com or call 800.363.5985.