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Warn Your Diabetes Patients About Heart Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted that 29 million individuals in the United States suffer from diabetes. When this condition isn’t monitored and kept under control, it can lead to a host of other major health problems. Medicomp, makers of a state-of-the-art mobile heart […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Chocolate and Heart Health: The Good and the Bad

According to Statista, consumers within the United States have increased their spending on chocolate with a reported 22.4 billion in sales during 2017. Medicomp, creators of top-notch Holter monitoring equipment, began to ask ourselves a couple of questions. One being, how does this affect your […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

How Natriuretic Peptides Can Be a Therapeutic Target for Heart Failure

When the heart’s internal pressure increases, the hormones B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal (NT)-pro hormone BNP (NT-proBNP) are released and enter the bloodstream. Due to this increase in the blood system, it is a true indicator of cardiac anomalies, which then becomes a good indicator of heart disease. A normal level of NT-proBNP is […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Warn Your Heart Patients about Weight Fluctuations

The corollary between obesity and coronary heart disease (CHD) is well documented. A recent study took this theory a step further and studied patients who subjected their bodies to multiple weight fluctuations defined as a series of gains and losses comprising ten percent or more of total body mass. Their research indicated that […]

By |August 25th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Cardiovascular Advances Changing the Way Physicians View Health Care

Fifteen years ago, if your patient was suffering from angina or heart palpitations, chances were they would be admitted to the hospital to undergo a battery of procedures where the fluctuations in rhythm and rate may or may not appear on the monitor. Nowadays ambulatory monitors such as Medicomp’s cardiac telemetry units simplify and […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Determining the Relationship between Heart Health and Red Meat

More than 22,000 Americans die from cardiovascular disease every day, giving it the title of the number one cause of death. The sharp, recent increase in heart disease can very possibly be reduced if a heart-healthy diet is adopted by those who suffer from cardiovascular disease as well as those at risk. Red meat has […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Long-Term Holter Monitoring vs. Standard Holter for Stroke Patients

A new study suggests that Long-Term Holter monitoring is better at detecting atrial fibrillation in stroke patients compared to standard Holter monitoring.

Atrial fibrillation is listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the most common type of heart arrhythmia. The organization goes on to say that approximately 2.7 to 6.1 million […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Aging Doesn’t Inherently Cause Artery Stiffness

Medicomp, producers of a state-of-the-art ECG monitor, is sharing a new journal report that debunks the thought that aging and genetics are the cause of increased blood vessel stiffness. Instead, modifiable lifestyle factors are said to play an important role. In fact, in the article Effects of Aging on the Heart and Blood […]

By |July 4th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

New Study Suggests Cardiovascular Disease is Responsible for One-Third of Worldwide Deaths

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year, 735,000 Americans suffer from a heart attack, and approximately 610,000 Americans pass away from some form of heart disease. Unfortunately, heart disease isn’t just rampant in the United States. Medicomp, creators of innovative Holter patch technology, is sharing a new report […]

By |June 29th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Men: Protect Your Heart With These Simple Activities

The American Heart Association reports that one out of every three adult males suffers from some form of cardiovascular disease. Medicomp, leaders in mobile cardiac monitoring, wants to point out that it has never been more important to take steps that will improve your overall heart health. While it may be obvious that […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Mobile Cardiac Telemetry Diagnostic Yield Much Higher than Event or Holter

With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) citing 610,000 American deaths per year from heart disease and 735,000 heart attack victims, it is extremely important to implement the best preventative and diagnostic measures possible. Medicomp, creators of state-of-the-art telemetry units, the Duet™ MCT and TelePatch™ MCT, is sharing a new report […]

By |June 9th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Apparent Link Between Heart Attack Risk and Non-O Blood Groups

Medicomp, mobile heart monitor experts, is sharing findings from a recent presentation that was given at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure. Tessa Kole, the lead author of the study, stated that individuals who are not in the O blood group were nine percent more likely to […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

What to Expect While Wearing a Holter, Event, or MCT Monitor

According to the American Heart Association, the average person has a heart that beats 100,000 times per day. Should you discover that your heart beats faster or slower than this, or at an irregular pace, you may have an arrhythmia. Many different types of arrhythmias exist, and they can be harmless to serious and […]

By |May 26th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Improve Anticoagulation Measures for Decreased Stroke Incidence Rate

Medicomp, makers of state-of-the-art mobile cardiac monitors, is sharing preventative stroke findings from a recent investigation that was conducted by doctors Ying Xian, Emily C. O’Brien, and Li Liang and published in The JAMA Network. The study found that 84 percent of the 94,474 patients who had a history of atrial fibrillation that […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

New Reports Correlate Zika and Heart Arrhythmias

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that there is currently no vaccine or medicine that will treat that Zika virus, which is transmitted via an infected Aedes species mosquito. Medicomp, creators of a top-notch ECG monitor, is sharing a new report that links heart arrhythmias with this dangerous virus.

The

By |May 11th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

4 Changes You Can Make to Prevent Stroke

May happens to be Stroke Awareness Month, which is a great reminder about how important heart health really is. Medicomp features top-of-the-line Holter monitoring equipment that will give your doctor an accurate picture of the physical state of your heart. You may be surprised to discover that the American Heart Association reports that […]

By |May 4th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

TelePatch™ Long-Term Holter to be Unveiled at Heart Rhythm 2017

Medicomp will unveil its highly-anticipated Long-Term Holter service on its TelePatch 4-in-1 Monitoring System to the 12,000 attendees at Heart Rhythm 2017 in Chicago, May 10-12.

This new service offers Holter monitoring from three to 14 days in a completely wireless wearable solution. In addition to Long-Term Holter, TelePatch is capable of short-term Holter, Wireless Event, […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Medicomp Updates|

Examining the Relationship Between Heart Attack and Depression

A recent study presented March 17, 2017, by Heidi May, Ph.D., a Cardiovascular Epidemiologist at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, focused on health records of approximately 25,000 patients of the Intermountain Health System. The report was presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session. Dr. […]

By |April 27th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Event Monitors Indicate High-Endurance Exercise in Older Men Related to Greater Instances of Atrial Fibrillation

In today’s fast-paced world, the push is for everything to be quick, including workouts. Dr. N.A. Mark Estes III, Professor of Medicine and Director of the New England Cardiac Arrhythmia Center at Tufts University in Boston, reported at the Annual Cardiovascular Conference at Snowmass, CO that many middle-aged patients who have recently been diagnosed with […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Patients Who Manage Cardiovascular Health Also Prevent Later-Life Dementia

Medicomp, the Holter monitoring experts, is sharing the recent results of a study on preventing dementia in patients. The key may lie in the proper management of risk factors that lead to heart disease. Rebecca Gottesman, MD, PhD, of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, reported at the International Stroke Conference that her team’s

By |April 11th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|