How do I set up my blood pressure monitor?
Is this a Bluetooth blood pressure monitor?
No, it’s not Bluetooth-compatible, but it is a portable blood pressure monitor, making it perfect for travel or storage.
Does this blood pressure monitor measure from the wrist or from the bicep?
This is an upper arm blood pressure monitor and will measure from your bicep. Wrist monitors are known to be less accurate.
How do I switch between users?
How do I retrieve averages of readings taken?
The blood pressure monitor has the ability to show the average value of the latest three records for the selected user. To retrieve the average first, make sure the device is powered off, then press the MEM (“M”) button and the average will display. Remember to have desired user selected.
Does this monitor for an irregular heartbeat?
Yes. If the device measures your heartbeat as irregular, it will alert you on screen with the reading.
Is this blood pressure monitor rechargeable?
No, it uses 4 AAA batteries (included) and can be connected to a 6V 1A AC adapter (sold separately).
How do I change the unit of measure on my blood pressure monitor?
Can this blood pressure monitor be used on children?
Our cuff size ranges from 22 – 32cm. This standard cuff size can accommodate a small to large sized adult. The recommended cuff size for a child ranges from 12 – 18cm. A cuff size too large can underestimate a blood pressure reading.
What does Systolic and Diastolic mean?
Systolic is the top number in your blood pressure reading, and is the larger number. This number indicates the measure of pressure in the arteries when the heart beats, or contracts. Diastolic is the bottom and smaller number in your blood pressure reading. This number indicates the pressure in the arteries between heartbeats, or when the heart muscle is resting between beats and refilling with blood.
What do Prehypertension, Hypertension Stage 1, Hypertension Stage 2, and Hypertensive Crisis mean?
Prehypertension is a warning that you may develop high blood pressure in the future. Hypertension Stage 1 is high blood pressure, and typically diuretic medication is recommended. Hypertension Stage 2 is high blood pressure that requires change in lifestyle habits along with prescribed medications. Hypertensive Crisis is a very high and severe increase in blood pressure that may lead to a stroke. This is usually broken down between Urgent and Emergency. Urgent means no damage has been done to your organs. Emergency means damage has been done to organs, and risk for life-threatening complications is high. Hypertensive crisis requires immediate medical attention.