Today is Medical Monday at Aortic Hope.
🩸We are very aware of the importance of having a blood pressure cuff. Many also have a "smart" watch such as a Fitbit, Galaxy, Apple watch just to name a few.
📝These devices are meant to help us track our daily steps, water intake, oxygen levels, heart rate and more. Now, some are even able to monitor your blood pressure and with so many choices, where do you begin?
As stated in the article from Healthline written by Kathryn Watson and medically reviewed by Debra Sullivan, Ph.D., MSN, RN, CNE, COI titled "The 5 Best Blood Pressure Watches of 2023", Watson states that "The best watch capable of monitoring your blood pressure can vary depending on price, battery life, and other features you’re looking for. This can include if it has FDA approval and whether' it’s waterproof.'
She goes on to say that "Wearables with the capability of monitoring your blood pressure have become convenient and widely available. Healthline reviews the watches that pass our strict medical vetting process to provide you with the best device options."
To view the article, click here.