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The Importance of Home Monitoring AFib

Updated 11/15/17 Atrial Fibrillation, or Afib, is a common cardiac rhythm disturbance that increases in risk with advancing age and affects more than 3 million Americans every year. (Hague, 2014) As prevalent as Afib is, patients don’t seem to be

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Special Holiday Discount!

This holiday season Lohman Technologies is bringing back its special promotional discount on its best-selling product… The original AfibAlert cardiac self-monitoring device–included with a 1-year warranty, web access, and customer support– originally retailing at $299 is now available for only

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Personal Medical Technology Devices Usher in New World of Cardiac Care

Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death for men and women, is progressively being managed by new medical technology, specifically heart rhythm monitoring devices. These hand-held electrocardiogram (EKG) monitors are growing in the industry, allowing anyone to get results from

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Self monitoring for stress-free traveling

Traveling in general can be a stress inducing activities. Making deadlines, remembering to pack everything and reassuring everyone is having a good time can be difficult. Traveling with AFib is a whole other story. On top of the traveling stress,

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Afib monitoring devices comparison

This article is an informative comparison of heart rhythm monitor devices, not medical advice.  Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is an irregular heartbeat that often causes poor blood flow and increases risks of heart related illnesses such as stroke. Afib effects many

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Comparing ECG and EKG Remote Monitors

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If you are wondering about which ECG / EKG monitors work well, Dr. James Grier from North Dakota State University gives a good overview of handheld ECG monitors including AfibAlert, AliveCor, Dimetek, and others.  

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