Please login to the form below

Not currently logged in
Email:
Password:

Digital intelligence blog

Pharma insight on digital marketing, social media, mobile apps, online video, websites and interactive healthcare tools

Lilly brings Glucagon app to Android devices

Follows app's 2012 debut in iPhone version

Lilly diabetes smartphone app Glucagon AndroidLilly has brought out its Glucagon mobile app in a version for Android devices, nearly three years after it first appeared for iPhones.  

The free app, for carers and healthcare providers, serves as a teaching tool and can help patients prepare for insulin coma treatment with Lilly Glucagon for Injection (rDNA origin) during a severe low blood sugar episode. 

It offers an injection tutorial and emergency instructions, and a kit location log, so kits can be easily located during an emergency, and an expiration date log that sends a reminder when a kit is getting close to its expiration date, so a new kit can be obtained before this date.

Matt Caffrey, senior director of consumer marketing at Lilly Diabetes, said: "Lilly Diabetes is committed to developing personalised solutions to help people with diabetes achieve their treatment goals and improve their outcomes - including the creation of innovative online tools that provide a range of support.

"The new version of the Lilly Glucagon Mobile App leverages the power of Android mobile technology, helping us reach even more caregivers and providing another opportunity to support people living with type 1 diabetes."

The company's other diabetes-focused mobile apps include Lilly AudioTour for poster sessions at last month's American Diabetes Association congress and the Trulicity Reminder app for UK patients taking its once-weekly GLP-1 agonist.

More recently the company took a stake in digital health firm Companion Medical, a San Diego-based company that's working on a Bluetooth-enabled insulin pen and associated smartphone app.

30th July 2015

From: Marketing

Share

Tags

COVID-19 Updates and Daily News

Featured jobs

PMHub

Add my company
Life Healthcare Communications

Life is a creative communications agency offering multi-channel solutions for the healthcare industry. We use a storytelling approach to turn...

Latest intelligence

Personalised medicine AI
How early-stage clinical research is facilitating the new wave of personalised medicines
By Jorg Taubel...
patient diversity buckland
Patient diversity in clinical trials needs to be centre stage
By Danny Buckland...
Why empathy in digital patient recruitment is vital
This is where empathy mapping can be incredibly effective....