The 10 Best Medical ID Bracelets

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This wiki has been updated 25 times since it was first published in June of 2018. A medical ID bracelet is a valuable resource for anyone with a life-threatening condition or allergy. An effective model needs to be comfortable, so you or your loved one will wear it, durable enough for everyday use, and noticeable to emergency personnel. Our selection includes sporty and dressy choices in a variety of styles to suit the needs of adults and children alike. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Universal Medical Data Silicone

2. Road ID Sidekick

3. Smarter Lifestyle Women's

Editor's Notes

September 23, 2019:

When evaluating the best medical ID bracelets fit was one of our top considerations. The Universal Medical Data Silicone remains our top choice because you simply need to cut it to fit comfortably on just about any wrist, and if it's comfortable, you'll be more likely to wear it. It also provides one of the largest engraving plates for a full 6 lines of information.

We included a few options with just a simple message of the most important information for people who want to keep their personal information more private. The Morin Store Wristbands is so easy for a child to wear and alerts personnel to their Type 1 diabetes. And the Smarter Lifestyle Women's provides the names of many common conditions or drugs that could influence medical treatment decisions.

We added the Road ID Sidekick and Road ID Tag because of the popularity of fitness trackers and smart watches. Users concerned about style may not want something on both wrists, so they can convert what they already wear everyday into their ID bracelet.

Special Honors

Venetian Link If you're making an ID bracelet into a special gift, or just need to be dressed for success at all times, the Venetian Link is elegantly slim and inspired by ancient Roman arches. This men's sterling silver bracelet is also reasonably priced by Tiffany standards.

4. Vnox Bangle

5. Road ID Tag

6. Universal Medical Data Reversible Slim

7. Mealguet Unisex Stretch

8. Vital ID Adjustable

9. Morin Store Wristbands

10. Divoti Filigree

Tina Morna Freitas
Last updated by Tina Morna Freitas

Tina Morna Freitas is a writer who lives in Chicago with her family and three cats. She has a B.A. in anthropology with a minor in English, and has built a freelance career over the years in writing and digital marketing. Her passions for cooking, decorating and home improvement contribute to her extensive knowledge of all things kitchen and home goods. In addition, her 20 years as a parent inform her expertise in the endless stream of toys and equipment that inevitably takes over the homes of most parents. She also enjoys gardening, making and sipping margaritas, and aspires to be a crazy cat lady once all the children are grown.

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