Lilly Diabetes launches mobile app to support Type 1 diabetes patients
INDIANPOLIS — Lilly Diabetes announced that it has launched a new mobile application designed for caregivers and healthcare providers who support people with Type 1 diabetes.
The Lilly Glucagon mobile app is an interactive tool designed to teach caregivers how to use severe hypoglycemia treatment Glucagon (1-mg) for injection through simulated practice, thus helping caregivers better understand Glucagon’s role in diabetes management. The Lilly Glucagon mobile app includes:
Information about severe hypoglycemia and Glucagon;
Simulated practice demonstrating how to prepare and inject Glucagon;
Visual and audio emergency instructions;
Tools to keep track of kit locations and alerts for expiration dates; and
Important safety information.
"Lilly Diabetes is committed to developing personalized solutions to help people with diabetes achieve their treatment goals and improve their outcomes," said Matt Caffrey, U.S. product brand director of marketing specialty for Lilly Diabetes. "The Lilly Glucagon mobile app leverages the power and reach of mobile technology, providing another opportunity to support people living with Type 1 diabetes. Lilly Diabetes is constantly striving to create new and better tools to support the diabetes community in a variety of ways."
The Lilly Glucagon mobile app now is available on the iTunes store as a free download for iPhone or iPad mobile devices.
Supervalu serves up Java Delight in ‘UnCup’ size
MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu has launched a single-serve size of its premium coffee product.
New Java Delight single-serve UnCup, which will be available in all of Supervalu’s traditional retail banners — including Acme, Albertsons, Cub Foods, Farm Fresh, Hornbacher’s, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Star Market, Shop ‘n Save and Shoppers — as well as independent stores that are supplied by Supervalu’s wholesale division. Currently, the coffee will be available in six flavors and additional flavors currently are in development, the company said. The UnCup pod can be used with leading single-serve coffee makers, including Keurig brewing systems.
"The UnCup pod provides our customers with a premium single serve coffee at an affordable price," Supervalu VP private brands Sam Mayberry said. "It was also important for us to develop a product that is more environmentally friendly and our UnCup single serve pod uses 30% less material by weight than the leading national brand pod. Protecting the environment is very important to Supervalu and we continue to focus on producing as little waste as possible when launching new products and packaging."
Fergie by Wet ‘n Wild nail color collection hits stores
LOS ANGELES — Beauty brand Wet ‘n Wild took 2012 by storm by signing international pop culture icon Fergie as its first ever global beauty ambassador and has now announced the launch of the first line from the collaboration. Enter Fergie by Wet ‘n Wild nail color collection.
The Fergie by Wet ‘n Wild nail color collection features 24 shades developed in partnership with the superstar. Each shade is inspired by and dubbed by the Dutchess herself with names like Fergalicious, Grammy Gold and Tonight’s Gonna Be A Good Night and range from red carpet glam to funky and hip.
This collection will be available at mass for $3.49 beginning in September.