Frequently Asked Questions
INRTracker is an online personal health management tool designed specifically for Warfarin patients and those wishing to monitor their circulatory health.
International Normalized Ratio (INR) is a blood test that measures the time it takes for blood to clot. This test is usually administered on people taking anticoagulants or "blood thinners."
Absolutely not! INRTracker is a 100% free.
INRTracker will allow you to monitor your daily activities. These include: medication, food, beverages, appointments, INR's, wellness, inactivity, execercise, weight, compression, and menstruation.
- Medication: Log all of the medications you take including things like Warfarin, pain medicines, herbal supplements etc. You can keep track of the dosage you took and the day and time you took the medicine.
- Food: Track all of the food you eat(including the Vitamin K content) using our food database(provded by the USDA) containing the nutritional content for over 8000 foods. You can log the food name, quantity and date you consumed it. You can save foods and create your very own recipe book. In addition, you can set a target Vitamin K range in the Goals section.
- Beverages: Log of all the beverages you drink including drinks like alcohol, water, soda, coffee/tea.
- Appointments: Easily keep track of all your doctors appointments. Record your doctors name and time/day of your appointment.
- INR: Keep a record your INRs. You can specify a target INR range in the Goals section.
- Wellness: Document all of the ailments you may have including things like bruising leg / stomach / chest / head pains.
- Inactivity: If you are ever seated for periods longer than 2 hours, you can easily document them on INRTracker.
- Exercise: Record all of your exercise activities.
- Weight: Keep track of your weight. You can even specify a target weight in the Goals section.
Compression: Compression stockings are known to prevent DVT's and help treat PDT syndrome. Record when and how long you wear them. You can even specify a target exercise frequency in the Goals section.
- Menstruation: Log your menstruation as it happens and keep track of your flow, pain, and duration.
Your Patient ID number is provided by the hospital and is 6 characters long.
Your patient ID number should be located on the paperwork given to you by the hospital.
A controller number is a unique 5 digit number found on your LVAD controller.
The Controller number is located on the bottom of your Controller. It is a five digit number. See example below.
We need this information in order to allow your LVAD Coordinator to identify you.
No. ReliantHeart and your hospital will not be able to see any of the information you record on INRTracker.
Your LVAD Coordinator will have access to the INR's you record on INRTracker. This enables them to better monitor your health.
You can change your email address and password under the "My Account" section. This link is found on the top right navigation bar when you are logged in.
You can change your language under the "My Account" section. This link is found on the top right navigation bar when you are logged in.
You can generate a printable activity report and bring it with you to your doctor.
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You can change your username under the "My Account" section. This link is found on the top right navigation bar when you are logged in.
You can change your avatar under the "My Account" section. This link is found on the top right navigation bar when you are logged in.