Qardio, known for its line of connected health products, today announced that it is expanding its partnership with Apple, a move that will see Apple Stores around the world offering the QardioArm smart blood pressure monitor.
The QardioArm, which is priced at $99, is an FDA approved blood pressure monitor that's able to interface with an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch to help users keep an eye on their blood pressure. It was the first medical device available via Apple Health, and it's designed to make it simple for users to share data with health professionals.
"We're thrilled to expand our global retail presence in collaboration with such a visionary retailer," says Alexis Zervoglos, Chief Business Officer at Qardio. "We share with Apple an absolute belief that purity of design coupled with technological innovation drives change, as we focus on creating beautiful, accessible products that lead to a healthier world without compromising lifestyle."
QardioArm is available from Apple's online store and from Apple retail locations starting today. It's priced at $99 in the U.S., £99 in the UK, and €129 in other European countries.
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My uncle recently passed away at age 53 of what we think was a massive heart attack (autopsy report is coming soon), and I don't want to end up like him in another 20+ years. So I'm really embracing technology to help me stay on top of my health every day and making it a part of my daily routine. He had begun making big improvements to his health several years ago—he was quite trim and muscular—but it was apparently too late for him. My grandpa on the other side of my family also had a heart attack with a quadruple bypass when he was 47, but he turned his health around and is doing pretty well today at 70. I'm the type of guy who really likes diving into numbers and figuring out patterns and tweaking things to see how the result changes, so I'm really excited that we're moving into an era where nearly every aspect of our health will be measured so we can be more proactive about our health.
And Amazon for $80:
Is the news that this is now in the physical stores or is it rolling out to more countries?