Blood pressure devices at doctors’ offices are tested regularly, so patients can bring in their home device to have it checked for accuracy. Health-care providers also can provide how-to tips for accurate readings.
Blood pressure devices at doctors’ offices are tested regularly, so patients can bring in their home device to have it checked for accuracy. Health-care providers also can provide how-to tips for accurate readings. iStockphoto Getty Images
Blood pressure devices at doctors’ offices are tested regularly, so patients can bring in their home device to have it checked for accuracy. Health-care providers also can provide how-to tips for accurate readings. iStockphoto Getty Images

The heart of the matter: 10 things to know about blood pressure

January 08, 2018 04:06 AM