New Home Blood Pressure Monitor for Extra Large Arms

    MONTREAL, Oct. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - Auto Control Medical, exclusive Canadian
distributor of LifeSource blood pressure monitors, is pleased to introduce the
first home monitor specially designed to fit the growing North American
patient population with extra large arms. The LifeSource(R) Blood Pressure
Monitor for Extra Large Arms (UA-789AC) is a home blood pressure monitor that
accommodates consumers with larger sized arms, up to 60 cm (23.6") in
diameter. This one of a kind monitor also features the LifeSource
HeartWise(TM) Technology that enables a faster, more comfortable reading as it
automatically detects the proper inflation and deflation rates to achieve an
accurate reading.
    The introduction of this exciting new monitor to the Canadian market
fulfills a growing demand in the bariatric and sports medicine market.
"Choosing the correct sized cuff is essential to producing accurate blood
pressure results. In addition, with HeartWise(TM) Technology our customers
receive a faster, more comfortable blood pressure measurement with the same
clinical accuracy they receive in a doctor's office," said Robert Burgy,
President of Auto Control Medical. "These new technologies enable our
customers to serve the growing bariatric market and offer a value added
service to their business".
    Additional features included in the UA-789AC Blood Pressure Monitor are:
the LifeSource exclusive Pressure Rating Indicator(TM) which automatically
categorizes and color codes each blood pressure reading, Irregular Heartbeat
Detection, 60 memory capacity with average reading, and Lifetime Warranty.

    About Auto Control Medical

    Auto Control Medical is a Canadian leader in the category of medical
devices for home use, and is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2007. Among
the brands it distributes are LifeSource, Canada's number 1 selling brand of
blood pressure monitors, iTest, a blood glucose monitoring system for people
with diabetes, and Cozmore, an insulin delivery system also for people with
diabetes. In general these products are sold through leading pharmacy chains
coast-to-coast. The company's goal is to empower Canadians to take better
control of their health through the use of the latest medical technologies
from across the world.
    The company operates from offices in Mississauga Ontario, and
Pointe-Claire Quebec.
    Visit Auto Control's websites at and

    LifeSource(R) is a registered trademark of A&D Medical, San Jose, CA,

For further information:

For further information: Georgia Georgaklis, (514) 695-3005 ext. 309,

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