[BCAB] talking bp monitors

henry at henryandangela.co.uk henry at henryandangela.co.uk
Fri Mar 16 15:36:07 GMT 2018


Hi Jackie
Many thanks
Henry


-----Original Message-----
From: Jackie Brown <jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com> 
Sent: 16 March 2018 14:52
To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
Subject: Re: [BCAB] talking bp monitors

Yes you can Henry, but never done it.  There are two memories for more than
one person to use.



Kind regards,

Jackie Brown 

----- Original Message -----
From:  <henry at henryandangela.co.uk>
To: "'Bcab Discussion List'"  <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Date: Friday, 16 March 2018 14.27
Subject: Re: [BCAB] talking bp monitors

>
>
> Hi Jackie
> Can you store your BP readings to show to a GP?
> Best wishes
> Henry
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jackie Brown <jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com>
> Sent: 16 March 2018 14.11
> To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] talking bp monitors
> 
> Hi Jim
> 
> I have just purchased the Lloyds Pharmacy BP monitor, and it works a
treat.
> I tried the RNIB version last year, but it seemed to want you to set 
> the time and date before it would work which, of course, is not ideal 
> if you have no sight at all to start with.  The Lloyds Pfarmacy 
> version is very straightforward and does not require sighted input 
> before getting going.  It is actually very similar to the RNIB 
> version, so it could be that the RNIB instructions and the fact it 
> wouldn't work for me straight away are misleading?  And if they are 
> both identical, then the Lloyds version is cheaper anyway.
> 
> 
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Jackie Brown
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jim McAuslan  <jimmcauslan1 at gmail.com>
> To: "'Bcab Discussion List'"  <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Date: Friday, 16 March 2018 14.00
> Subject: [BCAB] talking bp monitors
> 
> >
> >
> > Hi List,
> > 
> > We're endeavouring to find a decently priced BP monitor (upper arm 
> > cuff
> > variety) which gives us some sort of speech feed back.
> > 
> > I've spent a frustrating 15 minutes trying to establish if the RNIB 
> > Talking bp monitor has speech out of the box.
> > It's says on the RNIB shop that it comes with the ability to turn 
> > off speech.  My interpretation re this statement tells me that the 
> > speech is turned on by default.
> > Does anybody on this list have some experience with this device.
> > 
> > Are there other off-the--shelf BP monitors.  I see that Lloyds 
> > on-line do stock a talking BP monitor for less than #30.
> > The RNIB one is #44 and we've been looking at a Bluetooth version by 
> > QardioArm which sincs with either IOS or android and is priced from
> > #70 upwards.
> > 
> > Btw, the RNIB device is "non-returnable" on hygene grounds.  Can't 
> > imagine why!
> > 
> > Jim McAuslan from sunny Findhorn
> > Minds are like parachutes
> > They work best when open
> > 
> > 
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