WHY GLUCERNA?

Glucerna product information

Glucerna is a nutritional health shake drink, containing slow-release carbohydrate system and a healthy fat blend.1 It is designed to enhance glycaemic control (GI = 41), while providing complete and balanced nutrition for patients with diabetes or abnormal glucose metabolism.1

Nutrition

0.95kcal/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 100mLper serving (237mL)*
Nutritional Information
EnergykJ401950
kcal 95 225
Protein (nitrogen)g4.29 (0.69)10.17 (1.63)
Carbohydrateg9.0521.45
- of which sugarsg2.45.69
- of which polyolsg2.425.73
Fatg3.508.30
- of which saturatesg0.370.88
Dietary fibre g0.90 2.13
- of which FOS**g0.451.07
Vitamins
Vitamin Amcg RE70165.9
Vitamin Dmcg1.12.61
Vitamin Emg α TE2.14.98
Vitamin Kmcg8.419.9
Vitamin Cmg9.021.3
Folic acidmcg2559.3
Thiamin (Vitamin B1)mg0.170.40
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)mg0.200.47
Vitamin B6mg0.260.62
Vitamin B12mcg0.330.78
Niacinmg NE2.04.7
Pantothenic acidmg0.811.9
Biotinmcg4.09.48
Cholinemg4299.5
Minerals
Sodiummg (mmol)89 (3.87)210.9 (9.17)
Potassiummg (mmol)156 (3.99)369.7 (9.46)
Chloride mg (mmol)132 (3.72)312.8 (8.82)
Calciummg71168.3
Phosphorusmg71168.3
Magnesiummg2559.3
Ironmg0.571.35
Zincmg1.02.37
Manganesemg0.330.78
Coppermcg70165.9
Iodinemcg1637.9
Seleniummcg6.615.6
Chromiummcg1740.3
Molybdenummcg11 26.1
Taurinemg8.419.9
L-carnitinemg7.317.3
Inositolmg84199.1
OsmolalitymOsm/kg H2O592
OsmolaritymOsm/litre506
WatermL/100mL (mL/serving)85.6 (202.9)
Renal solute loadmOsm/litre361

Preparation

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.

Notes

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

References

  1. Abbott Nutrition. Data on File.