How to set up the ForaCare devices

How do I set up the  FORA® TN’G BP Blood Pressure Monitoring System?

Step 1: Download the App
You can use the FORA® TN’G BP Blood Pressure Monitoring System by itself or with the iFORA BP App. The iFORA BP App is designed to assist you in easily monitoring, recording, and tracking your blood pressure. The app is simple to use and helps you to better understand your current condition as well as control your hypertension.

The iFORA BP App is available on the App Store/Google Play for free download. Connect your mobile device to the internet to download the iFORA BP App and then install it on your mobile device (e.g. smartphone, tablet etc.).

Step 2: Pairing the Device
You’ll need to ‘pair’ your monitor to your phone in order for your data to communicate.

1. Go to Settings in your phone and turn on Bluetooth
2. Open the iFORA BP app
3. Select Setting (lower right corner)
4. Press the Pair button
5. On your TN’G BP monitor, press the small gray button adjacent to the red patch on the cuff to activate the Bluetooth signal
6. The blue light will flash and the monitor name will appear on your phone
7. Tap the meter name on your phone and tap the back button (upper left corner) and tap ‘save’
8. If you are using Telehealth Service with your physician, in the Setting section tap TeleHealth Service, then tap the name of your telehealth provider or ForaCare US, in the drop down, then tap Upload Automatically and the back button to save

Step 3: Performing a Test

1. Read the TN'G BP manual carefully before first use
2. Stretch your left (right) arm in front of you with your palm facing 
up. Slide and place the cuff onto your arm, the arrow should point toward the upper arm.
3. Wrap and tighten the cuff above your elbow. The red line on 
the edge of the cuff should be approximately 0.8” to 1.2” (2cm to 3 cm) above your elbow.
4. Leave a little free space between the arm and the cuff; you 
should be able to fit two fingers between them. Clothing must not restrict the arm. Remove all clothing covering or constrict- ing the measurement arm.
5. Press the hook material firmly against the pile material. The top and bottom edges of the cuff should be tightened evenly around your upper arm.
6. Sit down for at least 10 minutes before measuring.
7. Place your elbow on a flat surface. Relax your hand with the palm facing up.
8. Make sure the cuff is about the same height as the location of your heart.
9. Do not talk or move during the measurement.
10. Tap ON/OFF Button. All the LCD symbols will appear with a long “beeping” sound. Then the cuff will begin to inflate automatically. You can also start a test by open ing the iFORA BP app and pressing the Power button under the Home section.
11. Pump starts to inflate. The pressure in cuff increases to working pressure.
12. After the measurement, the meter displays the systolic pressure, diastolic pressure and pulse rate and will auto upload to your smartphone app

Step 4: Using the App
1. With meter on, tap on Data to import all measurements done while app was off
2. Set up your profile and BP unit under the Setting option
3. Scroll down on Setting to turn on the Auto-Delete option
4. Go to FAQ for videos, tutorials, and helpful links
5. Turn off the meter and tap on Data to see current results. Tap each result to add notes. Flip your phone sideways to view past entries.
6. Tap Analysis to view average readings in 7, 14, and 30 day increments

 

 

How do I set up the  FORA® Premium V10 BLE Blood Glucose Monitoring System?

Your new FORA Premium V10 BLE meter is full of exciting features and benefits. This meter is designed to help you stay on track with your blood sugar testing by ease of use and additional resources such as our iFORA Diabetes Manager App. Here's more:
• Bluetooth BLE 4.0 connectivity - your meter is designed to communicate your results to your smartphone wirelessly!
• Data upload via 3G or smartphone gateway to 24/7 Health view TeleHealth
• It talks! Set your meter to speak your results in English, Spanish or Chinese
• Only 0.5μL of blood required/5 second test time

Step 1: Setting the Meter

1. Turn your meter over and open the back.
2. Press Set
3. Use page1image3387697120 button to set the date, time, language and volume you need
4. To save your readings, select ‘no’ when prompted for deleting the memory.
5. Set any alarms you may need
You’re now ready to pair your meter and perform a test!

Step 2: Download the App

1. Download the app from the Apple App Store or the Android Google Play Store by clicking on this app on your phone
2. Search for iFORA or iFORA Diabetes Manager and download

Step 3: Pairing the Meter

You’ll need to ‘pair’ your meter to your phone in order for your data to communicate.
1. Go to Settings in your phone and turn on Bluetooth
2. Open the iFORA Diabetes Manager app
3. Select Setting (lower right corner)

4. Select Bluetooth Smart Meter
5. On your Premium V10 BLE meter, press the button to turn the meter on, and activate the Bluetooth signal

6. The blue light will flash and the meter name will appear on your phone. Tap the meter name on your phone and tap the back button (upper right corner) and tap ‘save’
8. If you are using Telehealth Service with your physician, in the Setting section tap TeleHealth Service, then tap on the name of your healthcare provider or ForaCare US in the drop down, then tap Upload Automatically and the back button to save

Step 4: Performing a Test

1. Wash your hands
2. Insert lancet into FORA lancing device and close
3. Insert test strip into the meter
4. Press lancing device against fingertip and click the release button
5. Hold meter and strip right up against blood sample to draw blood into the strip
6. Wait 5 seconds for results
7. Eject the test strip from the meter to ensure that the results are automatically uploaded to your smartphone app

Step 5: Using the App

1. First tap FAQ
2. View tutorial videos in the Getting Started section
3. Review Diabetes Management information in the 
Diabetes 101 section
4. Set your glucose targets in the Glucose Target section of the Setting tab
5. Tap on Daily Routine to set up you activity parameters
6. Tap Data to see your current results
7. Tap Plan to review your history
8. Tap the chart bar at the bottom the Plan page to see daily data and to add notes
9. Go to Setting then Export to email your results to your family member or physician