Blood Pressure

ADC Launches our Next Generation Diagnostic Station: The ADView 2

Written By: 
Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

Every so often I pen a blog that is shamelessly self-promotional and this is one of those moments. I am thrilled to announce the launch of our latest iteration of the category-changing Modular Diagnostic Station: the ADView 2. It’s an expandable, customizable, and amazingly affordable spot vital signs monitor for blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and SpO2.

Why Is My Blood Pressure Reading So High? 10 Factors that Affect BP Readings

Written By: 
Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

Have you ever obtained a blood pressure reading that was higher than expected? Whether as a patient, or caregiver, the likelihood of high readings is not uncommon. Most people – health care professionals included – do not realize just how volatile blood pressure can be. It is changing constantly – minute by minute in response to both physical and psychological stimuli.

Intro to Blood Pressure

Written By: 
Cindy Maley / Product Manager

Almost everyone knows that blood pressure is one of the most important measurements in medicine. Every time a patient visits a physician's office or hospital, blood pressure is one of the first vitals taken. Since blood pressure plays such a key role in maintaining overall health, we’ll review the basics of blood pressure and some of the terminology used in its measurement.

Blood Pressure in the News

Written By: 
Carole Vande Velde / Director of Marketing

May is High Blood Pressure Awareness Month, the perfect time to share recent articles of interest related to blood pressure measurement and hypertension. Read about recent studies regarding differentiating risk factors for men and women, how age affects a hyptension diagnosis, and the latest on the impact of "white-coat hypertension."

ADView 2 Promo: Amazing Product, Great Offer

Written By: 
Carole Vande Velde / Director of Marketing

In October, we told you about the launch of our second-generation ADView 2, the clinical-grade, modular diagnostic station that can measure blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and SpO2. Today, we’re back to let you know that seven weeks remain in our limited-time, ADView 2 Choose Your Features/Choose Your Promo deal. Get your choice of Trade-In Cash or a Free Platform with the purchase of a new ADView 2.

Learning from Our Customers

Written By: 
Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

Customer feedback, positive or negative, whether from a reseller of our products or a consumer, has truly helped make ADC a better company. And though we all love when a customer heaps praise on our products or services, it is the criticisms that drive change in a company responsive to its customers’ needs. We learn something new every day.

New Data and Classic Advice for Men’s Health Month

Written By: 
Carole Vande Velde / Director of Marketing

There’s never a wrong time to prioritize health, but Men’s Health Week offers a perfect opportunity to focus on prevention and education. New data from CDC show a slight rise in death rates in the U.S., the first increase in years. For men, heart disease remains the top cause of death, with high blood pressure (also called hypertension) a major risk factor.

Blood Pressure in the News

Written By: 
Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

May is High Blood Pressure Awareness Month, a great time to share news about blood pressure measurement and hypertension. We discuss study results comparing readings from noninvasive blood pressure monitors to those obtained by manual measurement, along with a new meta-analysis that confirms what most would agree is a logical conclusion: lower blood pressure is better.

A Cup of Tea (or Three) a Day, Keeps Hypertension Away

Written By: 
Marc Blitstein / President & CEO

Two recent meta-analysis studies, one in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and one in the International Journal of Cardiology, examined the correlation between green and black tea consumption and lower blood pressure values, finding not just a strong association but suggesting that higher consumption levels produced increasingly greater health benefits.

Home BP and You

Written By: 
Michael Falco / Quality Manager

Over the years, the importance of maintaining a healthy blood pressure has become increasingly apparent. While monitoring in the doctor’s office provides a snapshot, home monitoring is an ideal method of seeing the big picture. The trick, of course, is making sure that it is done right! So how do you ensure that blood pressure is taken properly at home?

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