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Schott named VP diabetes care for Perrigo’s consumer healthcare division

BY Michael Johnsen

ALLEGAN, Mich. — Perrigo on Wednesday named Tony Schott VP diabetes care for the consumer healthcare division.

In this role, Schott will expand Perrigo’s current distribution in retail store-brand glucose and grow sales and market share in this category.

Schott brings to Perrigo 16 years of experience specifically in blood glucose and 21 total years of experience in the diagnostics market. He has worked in retail sales for blood glucose products as national accounts manager, area manager and most recently as VP sales. He also has managed sales forces, handling retail, wholesale and healthcare professional channels.

Schott earned a bachelor of science degree in education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is from and currently resides in Cincinnati.

Perrigo is adding more than 100 new positions in areas all across the company to help keep pace with the company’s success and growth, the company stated. To view these jobs and 100 reasons why Perrigo is a preferred employer in the pharmaceutical industry, visit ThePerrigo100.com.

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Sensa For Men arrives at GNC

BY Michael Johnsen

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Sensa Products on Wednesday announced the expansion of its product line with Sensa For Men exclusively through GNC.

According to the company, studies have shown that women have a stronger sense of smell and taste than men. As the Sensa weight-loss system is based entirely on the senses of smell and taste, the Tastant technology has been customized to improve the efficacy for men and fit the needs of men’s senses. Utilizing the patent-pending blend of Tastants, Sensa For Men contains slight variations in potency, allowing men the ability to achieve maximum results.

The product is used as a spice that should be spread evenly over the surface of a meal, using the labeled "salty" or "sweet" sides of the shaker to feel more satisfied and full faster when eating meals. "Scents have a profound impact on weight loss,” stated Alan Hirsch, director of the Smell and Taste Research Center. “Since men and women smell differently, it was only natural to develop a Sensa weight-loss product specifically formulated for men.”

In one of the largest clinical studies ever conducted with a nonprescription weight-loss product, 1,436 participants lost an average of 30.5 lbs. in six months without changing their existing diet or exercise program, the company stated.

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New documentary highlights benefits of probiotics

BY Allison Cerra

MONTREAL — A new documentary film released by Institut Rosell-Lallemand discusses the discovery of beneficial bacteria and the role they play in our bodies, as well as the latest research on their potential to improve our lives.

“Microwarriors: The Power of Probiotics,” is available on DVD for an introductory price of $9.99. The film highlights probiotics and their contribution to overall health and well-being, the company said. The film was produced by Health Point Productions, a Los Angeles-based company.

Institut Rosell-Lallemand is part of Lallemand Inc., a privately owned Canadian company specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeast and bacteria, as well as other ingredients linked to these microorganisms or their markets.

To purchase the DVD, please visit Microwarriorsmovie.com or SwansonVitamins.com.

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