A Medic-Alert® Identification bracelet or chain is strongly recommended after you undergo a bone marrow transplant. This is because every blood product that you receive must be irradiated. Irradiation inactivates the lymphocytes (a type of white cell) that could cause or worsen graft-vs-host disease. If you are taking steroids (Prednisone or Decadron), this information should be carried with you as well.
What should I put on my Medic-Alert®?
Outside of any allergies you may have, the bracelet or chain should say: