iPhone blood pressure monitor has been revealed by a French company specializing in health accessories, Withings at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. This blood pressure monitor is directly connected to an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch’s connector. High blood pressure (hypertension) can increase the risk for heart disease and stroke and high blood pressure can be developed in people of all ages and backgrounds. The Withings’ Blood Pressure Monitor is really a major advance product in the healthcare industry.
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The Withings’ Blood Pressure Monitor will be available at the end of January 2011. Withings’ blood-pressure monitor is a traditional strap that can be connected with an iPhone or iPad by a dock connector, which is available at its end. This blood pressure monitor will be helpful in monitoring and updating details about blood pressure of people anytime and anywhere. Withings blood pressure monitor offer a unique way to self monitor the blood pressure. The medical profession has recommended self-measurement for many years.
For applying the Withings’ blood-pressure monitor, connect it to an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch’s connector. Bind the armband around the arm above the elbow and press the “Start” button on the iPhone/iPad/iPod to start and the monitor constrict around their bicep and when it show a reading of blood pressure, it will slowly loosen up. For accessing to the measurement history and averages, just flip the iPhone. Price of Withings Blood Pressure monitor will be 129 euros or $129 US.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States, the main cause of death is high blood pressure. People need to do routinely measurement of blood pressure that can help in preventing the unforeseen complications. According to the WiThings’ chairman, Eric Carreel, 30 percent of Americans will need to follow their blood pressure in the near feature. It is expected that many people will take the benefit of the device to check their Blood pressure and heart health.
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