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Reading your blood pressure and monitoring your results has never been easier thanks to our automated devices, which you are free to use in our pharmacies.
Visit any Jean Coutu prescription counter to get your Caution Hypertension memory card. As simple as that!
Monitor your blood pressure
If you have signed up for the online Health Record, your blood pressure readings taken with the Caution Hypertension program are sent directly to your file. You can view all your readings displayed graphically and even print them so you can follow up with your medical team.
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Your doctor can consult your blood-pressure readings online. Just provide them with your personal access code.
Before taking your blood pressure, you should:
While taking your blood pressure, you should:
Blood pressure is the measure of the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The higher number indicates the force exerted as the heart is contracting and pushing blood (systolic pressure). The lower number indicates the force exerted as the heart relaxes between two beats (diastolic pressure).
Do not hesitate to ask your pharmacist for more information!
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