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Home Health Monitoring May Significantly Improve Blood Pressure Control - Kaiser Permanente Study by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 May 2010 8:46am The findings were announced today at this year’s American Heart Association Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke that patients were more than 50% likely to have their blood pressure control tactics in place.   Some of this is common sense, in the fact that if we “see” and look at the information, ... Read on »
Health Tip: Why You May Have Low Blood Pressure by HealthFinder Posted Tue 12 Apr 2011 12:19pm healthnewslink Common reasons for hypotension (HealthDay News) -- While high blood pressure gets all ... Read on »
Withings Blood Pressure Monitor Sends Your Information to an iPhone And to Google Health and HealthVault PHRs (Video) by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 2:33am At CES in Las Vegas this week there were all kinds of new devices shown and some will make it and some won’t but this one looks like a winner.  You may have already read about the Withings blue tooth and WiFi Scale at the Quack and now they are adding on the Iphone/Ipad connection for taking your blood pressure. Just like the scale, you c ... Read on »
High Blood Pressure Bluetooth Remote Health Monitor, Glucose Monitor and more – Ideal Life by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 29 Jun 2009 4:37pm This company has a few new wireless data reporting medical devices.  The one mentioned in the study was the blood pressure device.  These devices all have Bluetooth too.  There’s also the option of connecting to a phone line to transmit as well.  The glucose machine is pretty wild, just place your finger on the top and off the information goe ... Read on »
CalHealth Getting Ready to Launch the MD Mouse By The End of the Year–Blood Pressure Readings by A Computer Mouse by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Oct 2012 2:05pm It’s been a while back that the mouse was announced and with the use of computers today, this can make it convenient not to have yet one more device when the folk out cuff of a mouse can do blood pressure.  There are other devices planned  as well for the mouse such as a glucose meter, a pulse oximeter and a camera.  The FDA gave it a class II ... Read on »
Proper Sleep equals better control of Blood Pressure and CardioVascular Health by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:20am According to Sheldon Sheps, M.D. of the Mayo Clinic A report published in the May 2006 medical journal Hypertension suggests that long-term sleep deprivation increases the risk of hypertension (high blood pressure). High Blood Pressure is defined at 140 mm Hg or greater (systolic pressure) and 90 mm Hg or greater diastolic pressure In one stud ... Read on »
Antioxidant in Orange Juice Linked to Better Blood Vessel Health, Lower Blood Pressure by Jan Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm Summer by lovely45 on An antioxidant in orange juice called hesperidin improves blood vessel function and helps lower a person’s risk of heart disease, researchers report. Hesperidin is a plant-based compound called a flavonoid. (Grapes, red wine, green and black teas, and chocolate also contain flavonoids.) A growing bo ... Read on »
BMI, Blood Pressure, And Other Biometrics on Aisle 4–Kroger HealthCENTER Kiosks To Be Installed at 1950 Locations Across t by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Aug 2012 2:20pm This is the decade of the sensors and soon there will be a kiosk anywhere you go to check some regular vitals and read up on some healthcare educational material.  So far Kroger has about 275 installations of the kiosks with their pilot program and early 2013 is the target date for all locations to have the kiosks.  These are not a bad thing at ... Read on »
New Smart Foods Promise Reduced Blood Pressure, Better Heart Health by Colette Bouchez Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 05 May 2009 6:02pm 1 Comment A new crop of “smart foods” promise to replace bad eating habits with heart healthy ones- and we might not even notice! Here’s the skinny on Smart Foods – the "next big thing" in healthy eating! By Colette Bouchez Hate to diet? Me too. Hate to eat the so-called “good foods”. Yeah, me too. Well you and I, we might have a better chance at satisf ... Read on »