France-based pharmaceutical manufacturer sanofi-aventis has announced the availability of several new media designed to help the company communicate with people who have diabetes.
• A blog, “Discuss Diabetes,” offers health, nutrition, and lifestyle information, as well as a way to offer suggestions to the company. The blog is available at www.discussdiabetes.com.
• The company also recently launched a Twitter feed and a Facebook page.
• The GoMealsTM app, which the company says has been downloaded more than 300,000 times, is now available for Android® phones. Previously released versions were for the iPhone® and iPad®. The app allows users to quickly access nutritional information about various foods as well as find nearby restaurants and track their food intake. To download the free app, go to www.gomeals.com/.