Disinfecting Your Home During a Pandemic

Disinfecting Your Home During a Pandemic

This past year, we’ve all recognized the importance of proper handwashing and social distancing to help combat COVID-19. With the new year approaching, many of us are already planning resolutions to organize or redecorate our living spaces. This is a particularly ideal time to thoroughly deep clean and disinfect your home. Follow these tips for cleaning your home as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021:  Choose the Right Cleaning Routine — and Cleaner The Centers for Disease…

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Everything You Need To Know About MAP Prices

Everything You Need To Know About MAP Prices

Whether you order supplies for a hospital or you need to care for yourself or a loved one, there’s no question that medical supplies can come at a steep cost. A big part of this is because of Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP), which mandates the minimum price at which a reseller can offer products. As there is no cap on maximum pricing, the cost of medical supplies can seem sky high. That’s why at ATC Medical, we aim to offer…

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4 Misconceptions About Catheters

4 Misconceptions About Catheters

It can be a daunting day for any patient when they learn that they’ll have to start living with a catheter, whether for a time of recovery or permanently. The very concept can make anyone wince with sympathy pain. But catheters are perhaps not as scary as we’ve built them up to be in our minds. There are a number of misconceptions going around about catheters that can make the news that you need one more stressful. In today’s blog,…

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How Close Are We To a COVID-19 Vaccine?

How Close Are We To a COVID-19 Vaccine?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought extraordinary changes and challenges to our lives this year. From masks and social distancing to virtual schooling and limited gatherings, all of us are wondering when we can get back to ‘normal.’ It’s understandable, then, that one of the biggest questions on the minds of everyone is: When will we have an effective vaccine? The Good — and the Bad: News from Vaccine Makers  Luckily, as the year comes to a close, we have been…

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The Holidays are over…

The Holidays are over…

The holidays are over. Gifts have been exchanged. But wait…there is still time to give yourself a gift! Act now for a chance to receive 10% off your next purchase with us! Simply go to our Face Book page, ATC Medical and “like” our page. This will automatically enter your name into a drawing for a 10% discount off your next purchase. We could all use some post holiday “savings” so don’t delay!

If you’re looking for a smooth ride….

If you’re looking for a smooth ride….

Then the Drive Medical Silver Sport Reclining Wheelchair (click “read more” to see picture) is the way to go! This wheelchair comes with detachable desk length arm and swing-away elevating leg rest, 20″ W x 16″ D Seat, 350 lb weight capacity, and is latex free. The wheelchair has a new, state of the art, hydraulic reclining mechanism that allows for infinite adjustments up to 180 degrees. The arms have support extensions while in the reclining position, and the headrest…

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The TILT Toilet Lift from EZ-ACCESS

The TILT Toilet Lift from EZ-ACCESS

The TILT Toilet Lift from EX-ACCESS (click “read more” to see picture) is the right solution to help prevent falls in the bathroom while using the toilet. Seniors are injured every day getting on and off the toilet, but with the TILT Toilet incline lift, you experience comfort and safety that combines the functionality of a heavy duty commode and a lift chair into one easy-to-use bathroom safety solution. The TILT is equipped with Companion Control to allow the user…

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Would you like a more convenient and reliable way for glucose monitoring?

Would you like a more convenient and reliable way for glucose monitoring?

The Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System provides real-time glucose readings for patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes every five minutes.  With Dexcom G5 Mobile, dynamic glucose data can be accessed and shared safely and conveniently anywhere, anytime to your smart device.  The Dexcom G5 Mobile is the first CGM system approved for adults and pediatric patients two years of age and older. The Dexcom monitoring system is made up of three separate components.  They are: Dexcom…

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Traveling with an Ostomy

Traveling with an Ostomy

Your colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy shouldn’t prevent you from traveling. But when it comes to traveling with an ostomy, it’s nice to to feel secure and comfortable while also keeping the surprises to a minimum. During times when you travel, you may have to leave your regular routine behind, which means you might need to make some extra preparations to enjoy your journey and your stay! Great supplies to keep while traveling with an ostomy: * Hand or face towel…

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6 Things You need to know about this flu season

6 Things You need to know about this flu season

Seasonal Flu activity has been intense this season. As of February 16, 2018 most of the United States continues to experience intense and widespread flu activity, with record-breaking levels of influenza-like-illness and hospitalization rates recorded. While H3N2 viruses are still most common, there is an increasing number of influenza B viruses being detected. It’s not uncommon for second waves of B virus activity to occur during a flu season. It’s likely that flu activity will continue for several more weeks….

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