Design of wireless mobile monitoring of blood pressure for underserved in China by using short messaging service

@article{Jiang2008DesignOW,
  title={Design of wireless mobile monitoring of blood pressure for underserved in China by using short messaging service},
  author={Jiehui Jiang and Zhuangzhi Yan and Jun Shi and Prabhu Kandachar},
  journal={2008 International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine},
  year={2008},
  pages={319-322}
}
High blood pressure (hypertension) is the leading chronic disease in China and has become the main factor for many high risk diseases such as diabetes, heart attack and cancer. At present, there are more than 100 million hypertension patients in China, but only 44% of them have been diagnosed. In some cities like Shanghai, hypertension is increasing at an annual rate of over 10%. For early diagnosis of hypertension and other chronic diseases, a system has been designed and presented in this… CONTINUE READING