It's convenient, and I carry it around in my purse wherever I go, and do my chacks in a matter of seconds.
Give yourself more time.
Avoid frequent check-ups with your doctor or at the clinic. Take the measurement yourself - wherever and whenever you want.
You feel less like a "patient" when you do not have to go to your doctor or the hospital.
Follow your blood-thinning treatment more closely and gain greater insights. Take an extra measurement if you feel unsafe.