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Glucerna® 1.5 Cal

For people with diabetes

Glucerna® 1.5 Cal

For people with diabetes

GLUCERNA 1.5 CAL is a calorically dense formula that has CARBSTEADY®, including low-glycemic carbohydrates clinically shown to help minimize blood glucose response.<sup>1</sup> Specialized high-calorie nutrition for enhanced glycemic control compared to high glycemic carbohydrates. For patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes or abnormal glucose response. For tube or oral feeding. For supplemental or sole-source nutrition. Use under medical supervision.

<sup>1</sup> Alish C, et al. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2010;12:419-425.

Serving Size
Serving Size

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List Number Item Market
64920 Glucerna 1.5 Cal Vanilla / 8 fl oz (237 mL) Recloseable Carton / 24 ct Institutional-Retail
62679 Glucerna 1.5 Cal / 33.8 fl oz (1 L) Ready-to-Hang Prefilled Container / 8 ct Institutional

Hospitals and institutions can order Abbott Nutrition products by calling 800-551-5838, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST.

8 fl oz (237 mL)

Nutrition Data

Amount Per Serving %DV
Protein, g 19.6
Fat, g 17.8
Saturated Fat, g 1.5
Polyunsaturated Fat, g 3.8
Monounsaturated Fat, g 12.5
Carbohydrate, g 31.5
Dietary Fiber, g 3.8*
Total Sugars, g 15
Added Sugars, g 15
L-Carnitine, mg 51
Taurine, mg 40
Water, g 180
Calories 356

Vitamins

Amount Per Serving %DV
Inositol, mg 205
Vitamin A, mcg RAE 620
Beta-Carotene, mcg 790
Vitamin D, mcg 2.6
Vitamin E, mg 6.5
Vitamin K, mcg 30
Vitamin C, mg 78
Folate, mcg DFE 158
Folic Acid, mcg 95
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg 0.36
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg 0.41
Vitamin B6, mg 0.48
Vitamin B12, mcg 1.5
Niacin, mg NE 7
Choline, mg 110
Biotin, mcg 75
Pantothenic Acid, mg 2.4

Minerals

Amount Per Serving %DV
Sodium, mg 330
Potassium, mg 600
Chloride, mg 380
Calcium, mg 240
Phosphorus, mg 240
Magnesium, mg 95
Iodine, mcg 36
Manganese, mg 0.48
Copper, mg 0.48
Zinc, mg 3.6
Iron, mg 4.3
Selenium, mcg 17
Chromium, mcg 48
Molybdenum, mcg 23

<sup>*</sup>1.4 g of total dietary fiber from soy, oat and corn fibers; 2.4 g from short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

<sup>&dagger;</sup>314 mcg RAE of vitamin A activity supplied by 0.79 mg of beta-carotene.

33.8 fl oz (1 L)

Nutrition Data

Amount Per Serving %DV
Protein, g 82.5
Fat, g 75
Saturated Fat, g 6.2
Polyunsaturated Fat, g 16.1
Monounsaturated Fat, g 52.8
Carbohydrate, g 133.1
Dietary Fiber, g 16.1*
Total Sugars, g 63
Added Sugars, g 63
L-Carnitine, mg 215
Taurine, mg 165
Water, g 759
Calories 1500

Vitamins

Amount Per Serving %DV
Inositol, mg 845
Vitamin A, mcg RAE 2598
Beta-Carotene, mcg 3300
Vitamin D, mcg 10.8
Vitamin E, mg 27.6
Vitamin K, mcg 125
Vitamin C, mg 325
Folate, mcg DFE 667
Folic Acid, mcg 400
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg 1.5
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg 1.7
Vitamin B6, mg 2
Vitamin B12, mcg 6
Niacin, mg NE 29
Choline, mg 464
Biotin, mcg 300
Pantothenic Acid, mg 10

Minerals

Amount Per Serving %DV
Sodium, mg 1380
Potassium, mg 2520
Chloride, mg 1600
Calcium, mg 1000
Phosphorus, mg 1000
Magnesium, mg 400
Iodine, mcg 150
Manganese, mg 2
Copper, mg 2
Zinc, mg 15
Iron, mg 18
Selenium, mcg 70
Chromium, mcg 200
Molybdenum, mcg 95

<sup>*</sup>6.1 g of total dietary fiber from soy, oat and corn fibers; 10.0 g of short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

<sup>&dagger;</sup>1312 mcg RAE of vitamin A activity supplied by 3.3 mg of beta-carotene.

Features
  • Contains a unique carbohydrate blend clinically shown to blunt postprandial glycemic response and improve glycemic variability.<sup>1,2</sup>
  • 22% of calories from protein to help promote anabolism and support wound healing.
  • Within the American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association recommendations favoring monounsaturated fats and limiting saturated fat to help manage lipid profiles.<sup>4,5</sup>
  • Within the American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association recommendations favoring monounsaturated fats and limiting saturated fat to help manage lipid profiles.<sup>3,4</sup>
  • Provides plant-based omega-3 fatty acids from canola oil (3 g alpha-linolenic acid, ALA/1500 Cal), to support cardiovascular health.<sup>4</sup>
  • At 1.5 Cal/mL, patient needs can be met with less volume.
  • Chromium picolinate, a more bioavailable form of chromium.
  • Kosher.
  • Halal.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.

Precautions
  • Not for IV use.
  • Not suitable for people with galactosemia.

<sup>1</sup> Alish C, et al. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2010;12:419-425.

<sup>2</sup> Data on File: Study BK06 Part B. Abbott Nutrition, 2008.

<sup>3</sup> American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care. 2021;44(Suppl.1):S53-S72.

<sup>4</sup> Eckel R, et al. Circulation. 2014;129:S76-S99.

<sup>4</sup> Diabetes Care. 2014 Jan; 37(Supplement 1): S120-S143. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc14-S120.

Vanilla Carton Liquid
Ready to Hang Liquid

Water, Sodium Caseinate, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Corn Maltodextrin, Canola Oil, Isomaltulose, Fructose, Soy Protein Isolate, Sucromalt, Short-chain Fructooligosaccharides, Glycerin. Less than 0.5% of: Soluble Corn Fiber, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Caseinate, Magnesium Chloride, Oat Fiber, Calcium Phosphate, Soy Fiber, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Soy Lecithin, Sodium Citrate, Inositol, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Hydroxide, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Salt, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Gellan Gum, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Palmitate, Riboflavin, Chromium Picolinate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D3.

Water, Sodium Caseinate, Corn Maltodextrin, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Canola Oil, Isomaltulose, Fructose, Soy Protein Isolate, Sucromalt, Short-chain Fructooligosaccharides, Glycerin. Less than 0.5% of: Soluble Corn Fiber, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Caseinate, Magnesium Chloride, Oat Fiber, Calcium Phosphate, Soy Fiber, Soy Lecithin, Sodium Citrate, Inositol, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Hydroxide, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Salt, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Gellan Gum, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Palmitate, Riboflavin, Chromium Picolinate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D3.

Contains milk and soy ingredients.

Contains milk and soy ingredients.

Preparation

Instructions for Use:

8 fl oz container

  • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Shake well prior to opening.
  • Clean top of can thoroughly before opening.
  • Once opened, reclose or cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.
  • If consumed directly from the container, cover refrigerate and use within 24 hours.


Oral Feeding:

  • May be used for total or supplemental nutrition.
  • May be fed at room temperature or chilled.


Tube Feeding:

  • Follow physician's instructions.
  • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Feed at room temperature using a feeding pump or syringe.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
  • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.


Ready-To-Hang Container
All liquid medical foods, regardless of type of administration system, require careful handling because they can support microbial growth. Follow these instructions for clean technique and proper setup to reduce the potential for microbial contamination.

NOTE: Failure to follow the Instructions for Use increases the potential for microbial contamination and reduces hangtime.

  • Administer product at room temperature.
  • THOROUGHLY wash hands with soap and water before handling container or feeding set.
  • Turn container upside down and SHAKE VIGOROUSLY, using a twisting motion for at least 10 seconds.
  • DO NOT touch any part of the container or feeding set that comes into contact with the formula.
  • When initiating feeding, follow physician's instructions. Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.


For Use with Enteral Feeding Pumps:

  • Remove dust cover from RTH Safety Screw Cap.
  • Remove dust cover from feeding set connector.
  • Insert feeding set connector into port of RTH Safety Screw Cap and completely pierce foil.
  • Turn connector collar clockwise until it is securely fastened.
  • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
  • Invert container and suspend, using hanging ring on bottom of container.
  • Follow directions for use provided by manufacturer of feeding sets.
  • Unless a shorter hang time is specified by the set manufacturer, hang product for up to 48 hours after initial connection when clean technique and only one new set are used. Otherwise hang for no more than 24 hours.

Glucerna<sup>®</sup> 1.5 Cal

Glucerna® 1.5 Cal

For people with diabetes

GLUCERNA 1.5 CAL is a calorically dense formula that has CARBSTEADY®, including low-glycemic carbohydrates clinically shown to help minimize blood glucose response.<sup>1</sup> Specialized high-calorie nutrition for enhanced glycemic control compared to high glycemic carbohydrates. For patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes or abnormal glucose response. For tube or oral feeding. For supplemental or sole-source nutrition. Use under medical supervision.

<sup>1</sup> Alish C, et al. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2010;12:419-425.

Glucerna<sup>®</sup> 1.5 Cal

Features

  • Contains a unique carbohydrate blend clinically shown to blunt postprandial glycemic response and improve glycemic variability.1,2
  • 22% of calories from protein to help promote anabolism and support wound healing.
  • Within the American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association recommendations favoring monounsaturated fats and limiting saturated fat to help manage lipid profiles.4,5
  • Within the American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association recommendations favoring monounsaturated fats and limiting saturated fat to help manage lipid profiles.3,4
  • Provides plant-based omega-3 fatty acids from canola oil (3 g alpha-linolenic acid, ALA/1500 Cal), to support cardiovascular health.4
  • At 1.5 Cal/mL, patient needs can be met with less volume.
  • Chromium picolinate, a more bioavailable form of chromium.
  • Kosher.
  • Halal.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.

1 Alish C, et al. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2010;12:419-425.

2 Data on File: Study BK06 Part B. Abbott Nutrition, 2008.

3 American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care. 2021;44(Suppl.1):S53-S72.

4 Eckel R, et al. Circulation. 2014;129:S76-S99.

4 Diabetes Care. 2014 Jan; 37(Supplement 1): S120-S143. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc14-S120.


Safety Precautions

  • Not for IV use.
  • Not suitable for people with galactosemia.

Availability

List Number Item
64920 Glucerna 1.5 Cal Vanilla / 8 fl oz (237 mL) Recloseable Carton / 24 ct
62679 Glucerna 1.5 Cal / 33.8 fl oz (1 L) Ready-to-Hang Prefilled Container / 8 ct

Ingredients

Vanilla Carton Liquid

Water, Sodium Caseinate, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Corn Maltodextrin, Canola Oil, Isomaltulose, Fructose, Soy Protein Isolate, Sucromalt, Short-chain Fructooligosaccharides, Glycerin. Less than 0.5% of: Soluble Corn Fiber, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Caseinate, Magnesium Chloride, Oat Fiber, Calcium Phosphate, Soy Fiber, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Soy Lecithin, Sodium Citrate, Inositol, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Hydroxide, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Salt, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Gellan Gum, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Palmitate, Riboflavin, Chromium Picolinate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D3.

Ready to Hang Liquid

Water, Sodium Caseinate, Corn Maltodextrin, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Canola Oil, Isomaltulose, Fructose, Soy Protein Isolate, Sucromalt, Short-chain Fructooligosaccharides, Glycerin. Less than 0.5% of: Soluble Corn Fiber, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Caseinate, Magnesium Chloride, Oat Fiber, Calcium Phosphate, Soy Fiber, Soy Lecithin, Sodium Citrate, Inositol, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Hydroxide, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Salt, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Gellan Gum, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Palmitate, Riboflavin, Chromium Picolinate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D3.

Contains milk and soy ingredients.

Contains milk and soy ingredients.


Nutrition Information

8 fl oz (237 mL)
Value%DV
33.8 fl oz (1 L)
Value%DV

*1.4 g of total dietary fiber from soy, oat and corn fibers; 2.4 g from short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

314 mcg RAE of vitamin A activity supplied by 0.79 mg of beta-carotene.

*6.1 g of total dietary fiber from soy, oat and corn fibers; 10.0 g of short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

1312 mcg RAE of vitamin A activity supplied by 3.3 mg of beta-carotene.


Preparation

Instructions for Use:

8 fl oz container

  • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Shake well prior to opening.
  • Clean top of can thoroughly before opening.
  • Once opened, reclose or cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.
  • If consumed directly from the container, cover refrigerate and use within 24 hours.


Oral Feeding:

  • May be used for total or supplemental nutrition.
  • May be fed at room temperature or chilled.


Tube Feeding:

  • Follow physician's instructions.
  • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Feed at room temperature using a feeding pump or syringe.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
  • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.


Ready-To-Hang Container
All liquid medical foods, regardless of type of administration system, require careful handling because they can support microbial growth. Follow these instructions for clean technique and proper setup to reduce the potential for microbial contamination.

NOTE: Failure to follow the Instructions for Use increases the potential for microbial contamination and reduces hangtime.

  • Administer product at room temperature.
  • THOROUGHLY wash hands with soap and water before handling container or feeding set.
  • Turn container upside down and SHAKE VIGOROUSLY, using a twisting motion for at least 10 seconds.
  • DO NOT touch any part of the container or feeding set that comes into contact with the formula.
  • When initiating feeding, follow physician's instructions. Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.


For Use with Enteral Feeding Pumps:

  • Remove dust cover from RTH Safety Screw Cap.
  • Remove dust cover from feeding set connector.
  • Insert feeding set connector into port of RTH Safety Screw Cap and completely pierce foil.
  • Turn connector collar clockwise until it is securely fastened.
  • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
  • Invert container and suspend, using hanging ring on bottom of container.
  • Follow directions for use provided by manufacturer of feeding sets.
  • Unless a shorter hang time is specified by the set manufacturer, hang product for up to 48 hours after initial connection when clean technique and only one new set are used. Otherwise hang for no more than 24 hours.

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