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Withings BPM Connect Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor $99 (C&C / in Store / + Delivery) @ JB Hi-Fi

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Was $179. 40% off with the Instant Deals coupon, it's generic this time.

A pretty good price, previous cheapest on Amazon was $115 without prime or $93.10 with Prime on Prime Day for comparison.

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Until Sunday get yourself 40% off^ the current ticketed price of Withings BPM Connect Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor. Simply present the Exclusive Coupon below at any store in Australia or buy online by visiting jbhifi.com.au, adding the product to your shopping cart & entering the Exclusive Coupon code in the space provided at checkout.
Limit of 1 each per Coupon. Available instore and online. While stocks last. Offer ends Sunday 24th October 2021.


Edit 21/10: Out of stock for delivery & click and collect, awaiting stock. Only available in store at selected locations.

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  • Just wondering why you need wireless?

    • +3

      there's no need to have your smartphone next to you during or after the measurement

      If someone lives away from their parents. They could keep an eye on their BP results? Also good to store results and see a trend over a period of time if it does that in the app.

    • +17

      I have an existing BP machine that I find to be a bit of an eye sore so I tend to pack it away and then unpack it as required.
      I would be more likely to use it more regularly if it was wireless.
      I actually just bought this, not because I need it, but because I want it.
      This is the (ozbargain) way

      • +13

        This is the way

        • +15

          This is the way

          • +10

            @Avatar: I want it that way.

      • +6

        This is the way

    • +2

      "hoseless" is more important than wireless sync.

      It would be even more useful if it could be left on and do regular measurements automatically, i.e. an ambulatory 24-hour monitor.
      Why have they not enabled that?

      It seems to rely on a proprietary IOS/Android app, which one day will stop working.

      • I agree. I'd buy it though if I knew it was possible to export measurements.
        currently I have to transcribe everything to Excel

  • Tempting. Already have the Omron wireless one…

    • -1

      Same! Should I follow the OzBargain way and buy this one as well?

      • +1

        After reading the reviews on Amazon, it's a no from me!

    • +1

      Is Omron better than this?

  • +2

    How often would you need this? Assuming you're healthy.

    • +4

      Define healthy…

    • +7

      You can appear healthy but also have sky high blood pressure that you wouldnt know about. High blood pressure can be the cause of heart attacks and strokes. Its always good to keep an eye on your blood pressure.

      • +2

        Thanks, appreciate the input. I barely need to go to the GP, but was wondering if owning one would be useful. I've a fitbit scale and appreciate being able to look at the trend (getting fatter, thanks covid)

        • that's the new normal

        • If you to to GP a couple times a year (they usually measure blood pressure as a standard) or your local pharmacy has a free blood pressure measuring service and are always in the "green" (below 120/80) then You don't need a device at home imho.

          There is really no point in monitoring it more often if its in the green. It will probably also be boring and you would stop doing it soon anyway - with no interesting results to keep you going.

          P.S if you have migraines, or chest pains it would be useful to check it it coincides with episodes of high blood pressure aso. But initially it can be done in a pharmacy.
          You seem to suggest you are generally healthy, so if I was you I wouldn't buy it.

    • Also the new BP standards are about 20mmHg lower than previously. 120/80 is now where you should be

      • +4

        I never knew 140/100 was the norm.

        It's always been 120/80 whenever someone has asked.

        • +1

          I’m not an expert in this but the research I’d read a few years ago (may have been a UK Cochrane study?) basically showed the benefits of meds/treatment outweighed the cons even if your readings were 130/80. This range used to be called “pre hypertension”.

          Previously the advice was don’t intervene until you’re over 140/90. I don’t know if there’s consensus on the change but as I was tipping 150/90 in my 30s, it was a no brainer for me :).

          Also important research to know: if anyone is on blood pressure meds, take them at night. Blood pressure regulation system is more active overnight and that’s when you want medication levels at their highest. Made a difference for me and doctor confirmed this is best practice now, at least for my meds.

          • @enigma48: My blood pressure pills still state take each morning. I'll have to ask my doctor about this next visit.

            • +1

              @Loopholio: Same with mine. Talk to your doctor first but my doctor agreed, saw the same research, and changed the instructions to take at night. Talk to your dr first.

          • @enigma48: Huh, didn't know about that. What difference did taking them at night make for you?

            • @fredblogs: About 5-10 points difference on the systolic number, depending on time of day.

          • @enigma48: I asked my doctor today and they told me day or night doesn't really matter because the blood pressure pills I take lasts for 24-36 hours. All I really need to do is take it around the same time every day.

            • @Loopholio: It doesn’t sound like they’re aware of the new research then. The 24 hour thing is true for almost all blood pressure regulation pills, this is about them having better efficacy based on the time you take it.

              It’s new and many doctors aren’t across it yet. A lot of research is happening now, seeing what other meds are improved by taking them at specific times. Some are calling this chronomedicine/chronotherapy.

              One random link with research references https://www.escardio.org/The-ESC/Press-Office/Press-releases...

              The researchers, who are part of the Hygia Project led by Professor Ramón C. Hermida, Director of the Bioengineering and Chronobiology Labs at the University of Vigo, Spain, found that patients who took their medication at bedtime had nearly half the risk (45% reduction) of dying from or suffering heart attacks, myocardial infarction, stroke, heart failure or requiring a procedure to unblock narrowed arteries (coronary revascularisation), compared to patients who took their medication on waking.

              • @enigma48: What if you're taking one tablet in the morning, and one at night?

                • @atlas: I’m definitely not an expert on this - I’d check with your doctor

              • @enigma48: I checked my pill bottle and it no longer states to be taken in the morning, but I'll keep doing that for now as I wake the same time every day. I may switch to nightly as I take other pills the same time each night.

        • +1

          It wasn't the norm but it was the point at which you would be diagnosed with HTN.

          I think weight loss and cutting out alcohol should be the two first interventions.

    • +1

      If you don't have other issues (age, weight, family history) i.e. you are "young and healthy" then don't bother with this. Check your BP at the doctor or when you see a device somewhere (chemist, friends, etc). Once you start seeing readings near 130/90 (either number) then start taking more regular readings and keep a closer eye.

      Personally, I try to check mine monthly but my BP has been near 130/80 since I was a teen and risen since - it's a family thing. Easy to treat.

      • +2

        Thanks, not sure why got negged for asking a question lol.

    • +10

      I have a blood pressure monitor and I find it calming to know what my blood pressure is. Even if it is a little high.

      Blood pressure taken at a doctors office can be higher than normal due to "white coat syndrome".

      However blood pressure taken in the comfort of your home may give you a better indication of what your blood pressure is.

      • +1

        Exactly this.
        Luckily my GP here understands this and has requested me to keep checking at home. It's generally 160-110 whenever I check at GP clinic. I can literally feel my heartbeat go thud-thud-thud-thud X 100 when he starts monitoring.
        Nothing helps - trying to deviate mind, deep breathing etc.

    • +4

      Rubbish. Use this to monitor and create a feedback loop. The more you understand how your body functions the better equipped you can be to improve it. Or don't.

      • +1

        Neither view is wrong. It depends on what type of person you are. If you are prone to anxiety and hypercondria then i agree it could worsen your quality of life.

  • Westpac rewards is $10 off $60 spend at the moment at JBHIFI so brings it to $89

    • Are you sure? It's not showing up anywhere?

      • Login to internet banking and click on rewards, shows up there for me.

        • Bummer, must be specific card products…

    • I don't have it either… Targetted may be

    • $10 off $100 for me

  • +2

    My blood pressure is going up just looking at the price lol

  • Thanks OP, I grabbed one. I got a no-name brand off Amazon and not really sure of its accuracy over the years. This one will give me comfort knowing that it may be more accurate.

    • It’s a good practice to bring your blood pressure monitor with you to a doctors appointment. You both take readings and as long as it’s reasonably close, consider it “calibrated” for a year. If you get weird results, wait and retest.

      Don’t worry if it’s 3 points off - you just want to stay out of bad categories (too low, too high).

      • +1

        I have a bit of an idea of where my blood pressure usually sits. I have thought about bringing mine to the GP's but my blood pressure is usually high there due to moving around and "white coat syndrome". Considering how short appointments are now, I think it may be just better to spend $99 than a $75 doctor consultation fee (minus rebate).

        • Completely agree - take it with you for an existing appointment, don't book an appointment for a BP reading/calibration. If you don't have BP issues and see the doctor every 2 years then wait for then.

          White coat syndrome definitely is a thing, also talking just before/during a reading can distort. But both the doctors and your readings will both be high so from a calibration point of view, not a concern as long as the numbers are similar.

  • +1

    What if wireless gives you high BP lol.

    • 5G is what gives you high BP, and Covid, and narcolepsy and intrusive thoughts.

  • +1

    How accurate is this unit?

    • +3

      I can’t seem to find the study right now to link it here, but when I bought this last year I found a study that compared this BP monitor with a Omron device and blinded assessment by 2 manual assessor’s, and the Withings device closely matched the 2 Manual assessor’s, closer than Omron. However, they reported that the Withings device consistently over reported values compared with manual assessment, but it was close, like 3-5% difference or something and CV was small too.

      • hey man, if u do ever manage to find the study, can u link it to me please

    • This is the only one I could find during a quick search now, but it’s a different model and quite an old study now. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3897354/

    • I got one on the last Amazon prime deal and I found this machine grossly inaccurate compared to my Omron ones. Returned it straight away.

  • +3

    Are you feeling stressed Jen!

  • +3

    Bought one. Some people may have a "Get $10 cashback when you spend $100 or more at JB Hi-Fi" offer from 28 Degrees card (end date 20/10/21).
    Also, if you want to save on shipping, you need to spend $1.
    I bought myself a Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Armor Guard for $3.
    https://www.jbhifi.com.au/products/joy-con-armor-guards-2-pa...

    • +1

      Thanks for the heads up on The 28 Degrees offer. Although, no dice on saving on shipping even when spending more than $100

      • Hhhmm..maybe it depends on location

  • My partner works in aged care and have not so good reviews, comparing that to Omron ones.

  • Tempted with this. There's a few reviews on the Amazon page which suggests the readings might not be the most accurate

  • +1

    I've had the older version of this (pretty similar, but this has some improvements such as the display on the side) for a couple of years, and it's been good. I found that my blood pressure was reading high whilst at the doctors, who recommended me take meds to lower the pressure which I then started to do, but I thought it was just possible that my pressure might have been reading higher than it really was because they always talk to me whilst taking the reading, usually midday (when it's highest), their room was at the top of a flight of stairs, and they didn't let me rest for a few minutes before taking the reading etc. Basically ticking all the boxes on how not to take blood pressure readings. After discussing it with my quack first, I stopped taking the meds for a while. Plan was to use the monitor myself, and if the readings were bad or inconclusive, I'd hire a 24 hour monitor to track my pressure over a day. It quickly became pretty obvious though that my pressure was fine when I took it as it should be taken - at the same time of the day (eg morning and/or evening), and in a quiet place with no distractions. The quack agreed my pressure was actually fine so I stopped taking the meds - so it's basically paid for itself there.

    Main take aways - this is a good device (make sure you follow the instructions to the letter to get the most accurate results), probably handy to have if you are interested in monitoring your health over time, but if you are concerned about your blood pressure you should definitely talk to your doctor (and if you have a monitor, take it with you to compare the results with theirs to make sure it is relatively accurate).

  • acuuracy seems be an issue according to reviews which is the main deliverable by a BP monitor

  • Hey.

    Where did you find the code?

    Cheers

  • +10

    Ordered it and just picked it up.
    It's slower than a mains powered unit, but not unbearably so.
    The app experience is nice, but the unit also operates independently so you don't need your phone.
    Measurement is accurate as my fixed Omron.

    I am happy with the purchase.

    • +1

      Thanks for the real review which I am after … I also ordered one for my father … again thanks

      • +2

        You're welcome!
        I think he'll find it very easy to use, plus it's made of very nice soft material

    • how is the data exported? say i wanted to send it to someone? email type of report?

      can it show a log history? say last 1 month period, or set it to whatever number of days?

      • +2

        In the app (Withings Health Mate) there is the ability to generate a PDF report
        You can use a fixed date range or configure a custom date range.
        It includes whatever information it has access to (what you tick as allowed from Apple Health or other equivalent)

  • +1

    Bought one ! Thanks OP !

  • Thanks OP, been waiting for this to drop below $100.

  • +1

    Sold out in near JB and can't ship anymore…. ozbargained!

    • +2

      i thought so too… but i just got mine 2 minute ago…

      it's because of the code clashing with the free shipping….

      what i did was add a 3 dollar item, from one of the above comments… then add the monitor and then check out.

      Withings BPM Connect Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor  x 1
      Instant Deal - 40% OFF WITHING BPM: $80.00 off
      

      92644287914

      $179.00
      

      $99.00

      Joy-Con Armor Guards 2-Pack for Nintendo Switch  x 1
      
      $3.00
      

      Subtotal

      $102.00
      

      Discounts

      -$80.00
      

      Order total (inc GST)

      $102.00
      
      • Thanks, I tried again tonight, added the joycons, then removed it, and it still worked!

        But shipping expected 19th Nov with express though - 3rd Dec standard.

        I also use frequent values discount as well with 5% jb hifi e-gift card with HSBC Premier.

  • Woo hoo, worked!

    The order to do it was:
    1. Add in the $3 Joy cons
    2. Do the delivery to my home bit
    3. In another window, add the BPM to my cart
    In the now updated window you will see TWO items in there (the Joy con and the BPM). The check out section will show that you can have a home delivery
    4. Add in the CODE
    5. Price is discounted and you can STILL do the home delivery
    6. Pay for your item

    And this additional step is for me :-) :
    7. Go buy a Nintendo Switch

    • Worked for me as well, didn't add joy con, just don't enter coupon code until you on payment page.

  • thanks OP, got one. wish it had USB C port instead of micro usb.
    anyone know if we can link this with google fit app or sync data with google health

  • +1

    I own one of these and $100 is cheap.

    Its usable with multiple users but is a pain to remember to switch the user, otherwise syncs to the wrong user.

    Bad for tiny people with small arm circumference as there are chips in the ribbon and the PCB dont bend so good and will error.

    Their web views/emails and stuff aren't great for premium type product, but I manually log my readings anyway so dont need them personally.

    Accuracy seems good.
    Battery life is good.

  • Wish the weight scale was on sale!

  • +1

    I just bought this. Thanks so much for posting the deal op. I use to have an older model saved my life. This really works and I would like to get the upgraded model. I didn’t know my BP was sky high as I am not a big or unfit. But glad I checkedy BP once at a friend’s and followed up with my GP.
    I’ve been on BP medication since that.

  • Debating whether to go with this or a Fitbit with HR

  • I wouldn’t bother with this because it can’t be calibrated and so my GP won’t trust the result.

    They also think 136/100 is normal though.

  • I am one who is in mid-range hyper BP. TIP to share.

    The best way to check BP is either morning or evening, before measuring BP get away from distraction i.e. sit in a room and take a 10 deep breath, cool down and then take a reading. don't move and don't think anything except some good memories that makes you feel good & happy, that really help to bring BP reading down.

    • I can understand that helps in measuring what blood pressure my body is capable of when I'm as relaxed as possible. I also like to take a reading at a random time during a day, after sitting for a little while, to measure what my typical blood pressure is with my normal functioning.

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