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Has anyone gotten a medical alert Bracelet stating that they have had a gastric bypass? I found one on evilBay and was wondering if I should buy it.

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I don't think there is a need unless you have other health problems that require one.

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Yes I have one, I have other allergies also. I feel like I don't want to take the chance of getting my pouch cut by a blind NG tube. I feel like every chance situations I would rather them go into whatever they are doing with their eyes wide open to whatever may help. That is just me myself and I.

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That was my thought as well.

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As a nurse and RNY I believe it is very necessary due to our altered physiology. There is no way that in an emergency situation EMS or physicians would know initially without a family member's disclosure or an ultrasound, which may not be called for. I ordered a medic alert Bracelet from Amazon for $11.99 with free engraving. It will say Gastric bypass: No NSAID'S, No blind NG tubes, No sugar. ICE: two family members phone numbers. We are so delicate now and our lives can be in real danger in an emergency.

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I think that I am going to order one tomorrow.

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This was very helpful, never thought of getting one. I'll have to rethink this.

Thanks for this subject, and thoughts.

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This is suggested by our surgeon. They are supposed to say no blind NG. Also, something about a yellow dot for our vehicles. I am not familiar with that tho.

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A yellow dot? I am going to have to see if I can find something about that.

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Michigan doesn't have that program.

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Here is the one that I bought for now.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/191066127221?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

It is going to be delivered today.

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I bought an Med ID bracelet.My Dr recommended it.

Bariactric Surgery

No Bling NG tube

Fluid capacity 60cc

No NSAID.

I don't want to take a chance that in emergency something goes wrong.

I had sleeve 2011 and on Nov.33,2016 have bypass due to acid reflux issues.

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