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Arcadia, Amazon launch Choice

October 30, 2018HME News Staff

SEATTLE - Arcadia Group has launched an Amazon-exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management. The Choice brand will start with a range of blood glucose and blood pressure monitors, both with supporting mobile apps offering tracking, data mobility and reminders. “The Choice brand is all about accessible wellness,” said Bob Guest, CEO of Arcadia Group. “Consumers no longer need to drive to a store to stand in line and purchase their...

Amazon, Blood Glucose Monitor, Blood Pressure, e-commerce, Medical devices

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CPAP use may help lower blood pressure, study says

December 11, 2013HME News Staff

VALENCIA, Spain - Sleep apnea sufferers with hard-to-control blood pressure may find an ancillary benefit to CPAP therapy: Spanish researchers say it may lower resistant blood pressure. In a study published Dec. 11 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers examined sleep apnea patients taking three or more blood-pressure medications. Those who used CPAP for 12 weeks saw a drop in their diastolic blood pressure, according to the study, partly funded by Philips Respironics. “The...

Blood Pressure, CPAP, Sleep Apnea

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Study: Combine CPAP therapy, weight loss

March 11, 2013HME News Staff

PHILADELPHIA - A combination of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy and weight loss can help lower blood pressure for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. "This is the first study that addresses the incremental benefit of combining two previously identified strategies over either therapy alone,” stated lead author Julio Chirinos, MD, PhD, assistant professor medicine....

Blood Pressure, CPAP, Perelman School, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, University of Pennsylvania

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