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Adding multiple readings to a category … sitting/sitting

Adding multiple readings to a category … sitting/sitting...

Posted by ForumAdmin in Support Forum on October 26, 2010 | no responses | permalink

I received this question by email:

> Hi — my doctor has asked me to start monitoring bp both sitting
> and sitting . All my readings to date have been sitting, and I’d
> like to add that category to them. Is there a way to edit all
> and add that [...]

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Error when entering events

Error when entering events...

Posted by ForumAdmin in Support Forum on October 5, 2010 | 6 responses | permalink

Hi Steve,
I am new to your program and I really love it so far.

Since I am currently going through several drug test regimes I wanted to annotate my chart as you described in the Feb-21 post (btw the average before and after feature is really great). I can easily enter events [...]

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Adding Blood Pressure program to Laptop

Adding Blood Pressure program to Laptop...

Posted by ForumAdmin in Support Forum on September 22, 2010 | 2 responses | permalink

I am going on vaction for 3 weeks and wonder if I can add the blood pressure program to my Laptop computer. Sorry if this has been discussed but I can’t find it anywhere. Thanks for the info

William Fortner

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Averaging multiple readings

Averaging multiple readings...

Posted by ForumAdmin in Support Forum on August 30, 2010 | 4 responses | permalink

My apologies if this has been dealt with elsewhere in the forum; I’m new here. I’m just settling in to using MBP to record regular readings, and I’m impressed by the application. When I visit my GP, I’m put on a machine which takes 6 readings and discards the outlier (which is [...]

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Low-carb diet beats low-fat diet

Low-carb diet beats low-fat diet...

Results from a study that compared a low-carb diet to a low-fat diet have just been released. Weight loss between the two diets was approximately the same, however, people on the low-carb diet had lower blood pressure and better cholesterol levels than those on the low-fat diet.

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Toggle categories

Toggle categories...

Posted by ForumAdmin in Support Forum on August 4, 2010 | no responses | permalink

I received this question by email:

You have preset categories that are what I would call toggles (sitting/standing) — selecting one de-selects the other. Is there a way I could write my own toggle? For, say, Getting up/Going to Bed

Yes, the trick is to add a common “prefix” to the [...]

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Steve’s blood pressure chart video

Steve’s blood pressure chart video...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Blood Pressure News on June 25, 2010 | 9 responses | permalink

Steve explains what a blood pressure chart is, using his own chart from 2004 to 2006 as an example

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ARBs linked to small increase in cancer risk

ARBs linked to small increase in cancer risk...

Posted by Steve in Blood Pressure News on June 16, 2010 | one response | permalink

There have been many news articles over the past week reporting on a study which has linked the Angiotensin receptor blocker hypertension drugs (sometimes called Angiotensin-2 receptor antagonists) with a small increase in cancer risk.

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My Blood Pressure version 3 – Importing data

My Blood Pressure version 3 – Importing data...

Posted by ForumAdmin in Support Forum on May 3, 2010 | one response | permalink

Is there any way to import readings with more than one ‘category’ ?
The Import readings dialog box only allows one column for categories.

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Sugar/Fructose – why it is a poison

Sugar/Fructose – why it is a poison...

Posted by Steve in Health News, Other Health News on April 29, 2010 | 14 responses | permalink

Over the past few years, we have written about a number of studies that have highlighted the negative effect on health of fructose. This video shows why.

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Interesting article in the Times – “The Data-Driven Life” – about self-trackers

Interesting article in the Times – “The Data-Driven Life” – about self-track...

Posted by ForumAdmin in Support Forum on April 28, 2010 | one response | permalink

I am making use of “My Blood Pressure” to try to understand my blood pressure and what affects it.  This is an interesting article about others who are doing similar things in other areas.  There’s a guy with sleep apnea who wears a blood pressure monitor all day long.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/02/magazine/02self-measurement-t.html?hp

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Yikes!! We (USA) are fatter then we think

Yikes!! We (USA) are fatter then we think...

Posted by ForumAdmin in Support Forum on April 27, 2010 | 5 responses | permalink

Came across this article in MedPageToday.com …     http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/AACE/19756

By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today
Published: April 26, 2010
Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and
Dorothy Caputo, MA, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, Nurse Planner    

BOSTON — The scale of the obesity epidemic may be much worse than currently believed, [...]

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Tutorial: Staying safe with the online locker

Tutorial: Staying safe with the online locker...

Posted by Steve in Software News on April 9, 2010 | 2 responses | permalink

The latest versions of all our software programs can automatically upload backups of your readings and settings to our secure server. While you should always make backups of all your hard drive documents, I have learned the hard way personally, and from speaking to literally hundreds of people, that having more backups is always better.

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Taking blood pressure on both arms

Taking blood pressure on both arms...

A big difference between the left and right arm blood pressures can indicate a blockage. It is important to take readings of both arms.

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Switch saturated to polyunsaturated fats

Switch saturated to polyunsaturated fats...

Posted by Steve in Blood Pressure News on March 30, 2010 | 16 responses | permalink

A new meta-study has shown that eating polyunsaturated fats in place of saturated fats reduces your risk of heart disease.

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