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 Glucerna® - Vanilla

Glucerna®

Glucerna is a complete and balanced nutritional supplement formulated for people with diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance3-4. It is designed to help minimise blood glucose response:

  • Low Glycaemic Index (GI) of 193
  • Slow release carbohydrate system4

Glucerna is low in saturated fat and cholesterol4, and contains:

  • A healthy fat blend including plant-based Omega 3 and monounsaturated fatty acids4
  • 28 essential vitamins and minerals5

AVAILABILITY

LIST NUMBER
ITEM
M979.121
GLUCERNA VAN 200ML RPB

FEATURES

  • Low Glycaemic Index (GI)3
  • Slow release carbohydrate system4
  • Contains a healthy fat blend including plant-based Omega 3 and monounsaturated fatty acids4
  • 28 essential vitamins and minerals5

Precautions

  • Food for Special Medical Purposes. Use only under medical supervision.
  • Glucerna is suitable as a sole or supplemental source of nutrition to be used under medical supervision
  • Not for Parenteral use
  • Not for use in galactosemia
  • Not intended for use in children unless otherwise instructed by a health care professional

PREPARATION

  • Use Instructions
    • Ready to serve. SHAKE WELL. Open immediately prior to use. Once opened, cover and place in a refrigerator, discarding unused feed after 24 hours. Glucerna is best served chilled and can be sipped through the straw provided or can be poured into a glass.

NUTRITION

0.93kcal/ml slow-release carbohydrate system with a healthy fat blend, ready-made nutritional shake drink. It is designed to enhance glycaemic control (GI=19) while providing complete and balanced nutrition for patients with diabetes or abnormal glucose metabolism.

  • per 100mL
  • per 200ml
  • Nutritional Information
  • Energy
  • kJ
  • 391
  • 783
  • kcal
  • 93
  • 186
  • Protein (nitrogen)
  • g
  • 4.65 (0.73)
  • 9.3
  • Carbohydrate
  • g
  • 11.09
  • 22
  • of which sugars
  • g
  • 3.0
  • 5.8
  • Fat
  • g
  • 3.38
  • 6.8
  • of which saturates
  • g
  • 0.28
  • 0.52
  • Fibre
  • g
  • 1.18
  • 2.34
  • of which FOS*
  • g
  • 0.42
  • 0.84
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A (palmitate)
  • mcg RE
  • 100
  • 230
  • Vitamin D3
  • mcg
  • 1.1
  • 2.2
  • Vitamin E
  • mg α TE
  • 8.5
  • 17
  • Vitamin K
  • mcg
  • 8.4
  • 17
  • Vitamin C
  • mg
  • 9.1
  • 18
  • Folic acid
  • mcg
  • 84
  • 168
  • Thiamin (vitamin B1)
  • mg
  • 0.16
  • 0.32
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
  • mg
  • 0.18
  • 0.36
  • Vitamin B6
  • mg
  • 0.42
  • 0.84
  • Vitamin B12
  • mcg
  • 0.37
  • 0.74
  • Niacin
  • mg NE
  • 1.9
  • 3.8
  • Pantothenic acid
  • mg
  • 0.8
  • 1.6
  • Biotin
  • mcg
  • 3.8
  • 7.6
  • Choline
  • mg
  • 42
  • 84
  • Minerals
  • Sodium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 89 (3.87)
  • 178 (7.74)
  • Potassium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 156 (3.99)
  • 312 (7.98)
  • Chloride
  • mg (mmol)
  • 132 (3.72)
  • 264 (7.45)
  • Calcium
  • mg
  • 64
  • 128
  • Phosphorus
  • mg
  • 60
  • 120
  • Magnesium
  • mg
  • 18
  • 36
  • Iron
  • mg
  • 1.3
  • 2.6
  • Zinc
  • mg
  • 1.0
  • 2.0
  • Manganese
  • mg
  • 0.32
  • 0.64
  • Copper
  • mcg
  • 210
  • 420
  • Iodine
  • mcg
  • 16
  • 32
  • Selenium
  • mcg
  • 4.5
  • 9
  • Chromium
  • mcg
  • 51
  • 102
  • Molybdenum
  • mcg
  • 9.7
  • 19
  • Taurine
  • mg
  • 8.4
  • 17
  • L-carnitine
  • mg
  • 7.2
  • 14
  • Osmolality
  • mOsm/kg H2O
  • 470
  • Osmolarity
  • mOsm/litre
  • 399
  • Water
  • mL/100mL (mL/pack)
  • 85.2 (196)
  • Renal solute load
  • mOsm/litre
  • 381

* FOS = Fructo-oligosaccharides

Presentation: Ready to drink liquid

Halal: Yes

Kosher: Yes

Flavours available: Vanilla

Country of Manufacture: Zwolle, Netherlands

INGREDIENTS

List of ingredients in descending order:

Water, maltodextrin, CASEINATES (sodium caseinate, calcium caseinate), VEGETABLE OIL (high oleic sunflower oil, canola oil), fructose, maltitol, MINERALS (potassium citrate, calcium phosphate tribasic, magnesium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium citrate, ferrous sulphate, zinc sulphate, manganese sulphate, cupric sulphate, chromium chloride, potassium iodide, sodium molybdate, sodium selenate), soy polysaccharide, fructo-oligosaccharide, flavouring, emulsifier (322), M-inositol, VITAMINS (choline chloride, ascorbic acid, dl-alpha tocopheryl acetate, niacinamide, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamin hydrochloride, Vitamin A palmitate, riboflavin, folic acid, phylloquinone, biotin, Vitamin D3, cyanocobalamin), stabilizer (418), taurine, l-carnitine, sodium bicarbonate, sweetener (950).

May contain: potassium phosphate dibasic, magnesium sulphate.

Contains Soy and Milk ingredients.

References

  1. Devitt-Maicher AA, GI of select Abbott Glucerna Formulations, April 2013, P3
  2. S434 PTIS documents
  3. S434 Glucerna QQ documents