Glucerna product information
How can nutritional supplements help keep you on track?
Life is busy, but it is easy to get some support, so you are keeping your diabetes management plan on track.
A healthy diet is vital for keeping up with your diabetes management.2 Nutritional supplements can assist you in getting your recommended dietary intake of vitamin and minerals.3 Glucerna is a nutritional supplement that is the convenient and healthier option to skipped meals or snacks that are high in calories. With slow-release, low-GI carbohydrates, Glucerna helps you manage your blood glucose levels.4
Nutrition0.95kcal/mL slow-release carbohydrate system with a healthy fat blend, powdered nutritional shake drink. It is designed to enhance glycaemic control (GI=41) while providing complete and balanced nutrition for patients with diabetes or abnormal glucose metabolism.
|per 100mL||per serving (237mL)*|
|Protein (nitrogen)||g||4.29 (0.69)||10.17 (1.63)|
|- of which sugars||g||2.4||5.69|
|- of which polyols||g||2.42||5.73|
|- of which saturates||g||0.37||0.88|
|- of which FOS**||g||0.45||1.07|
|Vitamin A||mcg RE||70||165.9|
|Vitamin E||mg α TE||2.1||4.98|
|Thiamin (Vitamin B1)||mg||0.17||0.40|
|Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)||mg||0.20||0.47|
|Sodium||mg (mmol)||89 (3.87)||210.9 (9.17)|
|Potassium||mg (mmol)||156 (3.99)||369.7 (9.46)|
|Chloride||mg (mmol)||132 (3.72)||312.8 (8.82)|
|Water||mL/100mL (mL/serving)||85.6 (202.9)|
|Renal solute load||mOsm/litre||361|
To prepare a 237mL serving, put 200mL of cooled water into a glass. Gradually add 5 pressed scoops (enclosed) or 52.1g of Glucerna powder while stirring, and mix until dissolved. An 850g can of powder yields approximately 16 × 237mL servings.
Food for special medical purposes. Use only under medical supervision. This product is suitable as a supplemental source of nutrition.
- Not for parenteral use
- Not for use in galactosaemia
- Not intended for use in children unless otherwise instructed by a healthcare professional
Country of manufacture
Zwolle, The Netherlands
- Abbott Nutrition. Data on File.
- Diabetes Australia. What should I eat? 2021. Available at: https://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/food-activity/eating-well/what-should-i-eat/.
- Health Direct. Food Supplements. 2019. Available at: https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/food-supplements.
- Glucerna® Product Label.