Where to buy Medicare Diabetic Supplies

Looking for Medicare Diabetic Supplies? If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes and are currently eligible for medicare, then you can get a lot of your diabetic supplies covered. At Autonomous Medicine, we advocate for patients to ensure they get as much testing as is needed to get a comprehensive overview of your health. Particularly for diabetics, it’s vitally important to …

Blood Sugar 101

diabetes 101

What is blood glucose? Blood Sugar 101 Blood sugar is simply the measurement of the glucose that circulates in your blood.  When you eat, your body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose (a simple sugar) that your cells can utilize for energy. Often you’ll hear about people getting ‘hangry’ when they haven’t eaten for while. This is due to blood sugar …

Keeping a Blood Sugar Log

Tracking your Blood Glucose What is the value in keeping a blood sugar log?  At Autonomous Medicine, we put a lot of value on patients tracking their own data and analyzing it to see trends in their overall health.  If you have the metrics available to you, you’ll be able recognize trends and personalize your own treatment. Having tangible data …

Best Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

Should you buy a wrist blood pressure monitor? At first glance, wrist blood pressure monitors look like a like more convenient measuring device than their upper arm counterparts. So it’s understandable that patients initially start looking for the best wrist blood pressure monitor on the market.  However, the first question you need to ask, is whether you should buy one? …

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Fluctuating Blood Pressure, What Gives?

Do you have fluctuating blood pressure? Variations of more than 15mmHg between tests are considered quite serious and need to be evaluated.  There are many causes of fluctuating blood pressure, lets take a look at them and see if they apply to your situation. Often times, a combination of a few factors can cause large fluctuations.  With a few improved …

CVS Blood Pressure Monitor

Digital blood pressure monitor

Looking to buy a CVS Blood Pressure Monitor? CVS has a great lineup of blood pressure monitors.  You can buy them online at cvs blood pressure monitor website. However, before you select one, you should have a look at our blood pressure buying guide. Finding the right blood pressure monitor If you’re just starting your search for finding a blood …

Why Keep a Blood Pressure Log?

doctor recording in blood pressure log

What’s the purpose of tracking blood pressure? A blood pressure log is a great idea for tracking your blood pressure over a period of time. Keeping a blood pressure journal will give you great data for tracking trends in your blood pressure. You can start to ascertain what effects specific environmental changes have on your blood pressure metrics. As you get more …

Should I Buy a Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor?

High Risk Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

Pros and cons of a wrist blood pressure monitor Typically, traditional upper arm cuffs are considered to give superior measurements to their easier to use wrist based counterparts. This is mostly due to inaccuracies in measurements, which can mostly be mitigated by using a wrist blood pressure monitor correctly. Some people find upper arm hypertension cuffs to be uncomfortable or …

Blood pressure machine, everything you need to know

Young Happy Man Sitting On Sofa Checking Blood Pressure with Blood Pressure Machine

Why own a blood pressure machine? A blood pressure machine is one of the most valuable tools in the Autonomous Medicine arsenal. Manual blood pressure cuffs are known as many things: BP Cuff BP Monitor Wearable Blood Pressure Monitor Blood Pressure Tester Blood Pressure Device Blood Pressure Gauge Arm Blood Pressure Monitor Automatic Blood Pressure Cuff So what does a digital …

Why is The Omron Blood Pressure Monitor so Popular?

What matters when buying a hypertension monitor? If you look at home blood pressure monitor review sites, you’ll notice that the Omron blood pressure cuff is almost universally ranked in the very top. There are two styles of monitors that dominate the market, which are wrist fitting and upper arm. They’re both highly accurate when used properly, but arm monitors …