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BPM Accuracy

I've read that 40% of users get inaccurate readings because every BPM manufacturer employes their own algorithm. So I am confused: do I always need to go to a clinic to get my BP measured?
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Best thing to do is take your machine with you to the next Dr appointment.

Have them check you blood pressure then check it on the machine...

I have two machines now, just got a new one.

I used them both and they were only a few numbers apart from each other but the pulse was right on.

I like OMRON brand myself, don't go cheap....
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Electronic BP machines can often give inaccurate readings, but not by much.  I have both; a machine and a cuff.  

I would think you should be able to monitor your BP readings at home.  Do you have high BP?  Did you doctor tell you to take it at home?
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