Abbott Glucerna 1.2 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink for Enhanced Glycemic Control
Abbott Glucerna 1.2 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink for Enhanced Glycemic Control

Abbott Glucerna 1.2 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink for Enhanced Glycemic Control

Brand/Manufacturer: ABBOTT
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Abbott Glucerna 1.2 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink for Enhanced Glycemic Control is a calorically dense formula that has CarbSteady, a unique blend of carbohydrates, including slowly digestible carbohydrate clinically shown to help minimize blood glucose response. It is useful for patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and for patients with hyperglycemia abnormal glucose tolerance resulting from metabolic stress, such as illness, trauma or infection.

Item #DescPkgPrice 
50904 Vanilla, 8fl oz, Can Each $7.50 $3.99
50904 Vanilla, 8fl oz, Can 24/Case $129.59 $90.99
62675 Ready-To-Hang, 1500ml, Bottle Each $45.99 $28.29
62675 Ready-To-Hang, 1500ml, Bottle 6/Case $185.65 $156.99
62677 Ready-To-Hang, 1000ml, Bottle Each $30.85 $17.99
62677 Ready-To-Hang, 1000ml, Bottle 8/Case $172.99 $150.99

Features

  • Abbott Glucerna 1.2 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink for Enhanced Glycemic Control has been clinically shown to significantly reduce peak postprandial blood glucose response
  • Reduces glycemic variability versus a standard 1.2 Cal formulation in people with diabetes
  • Used for tube or oral feeding
  • For supplemental or sole-source nutrition
  • At 1.2 Cal/mL, patient needs can be met with less volume
  • 20% of calories from protein to promote anabolism and support wound healing
  • Includes 10gm/L of NutraFlora scFOS (2.4gm /8fl oz and 15gm /1.5L)
  • 4% of total calories from saturated fatty acids and rich in monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fats
  • Consistent with the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association guidelines
  • Provides an excellent source of plant-based omega 3 fatty acids (3gm of ALA) to support cardiovascular health
  • Chromium picolinate, a more bioavailable form of chromium, is an essential nutrient important for carbohydrate metabolism
  • 1500 Cal provides at least 100% of the DVs for 24 key vitamins and minerals
  • Appropriate for halal and kosher diets
  • Gluten-free
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance
  • Note:
    - Feeding sets are for single-patient use only
    - Use clean technique to avoid set and or product contamination

More Information

  • Ingredients:
    Vanilla:
    Water, Sodium Caseinate, Corn Maltodextrin, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Canola Oil, Isomaltulose, Fructose, Soy Protein Isolate, Sucromalt, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides, Glycerine, Milk Protein Concentrate, Oat Fiber, Soy Lecithin, Soy Fiber, Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Phosphate, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Potassium Chloride, m-Inositol, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate, Sodium Citrate, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Salt, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Carrageenan, Ferrous Sulfate, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Riboflavin, Chromium Picolinate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Cyanocobalamin, and Vitamin D3. Contains milk and soy ingredients
    Unflavored Ready to Hang 1500ml Bottle:
    - Water, Sodium Caseinate, Corn Maltodextrin, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Canola Oil, Isomaltulose, Fructose, Soy Protein Isolate, Sucromalt, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides, Glycerine, Milk Protein Concentrate, Oat Fiber, Soy Lecithin, Soy Fiber, Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, m-Inositol, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate, Sodium Citrate, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Salt, Carrageenan, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Ferrous Sulfate, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Riboflavin, Chromium Picolinate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Cyanocobalamin, and Vitamin D3. Contains milk and soy ingredients.
    Unflavored Ready to Hang 1000ml Bottle:
    -
    Water, Sodium Caseinate, Corn Maltodextrin, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Canola Oil, Isomaltulose, Fructose, Soy Protein Isolate, Sucromalt, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides, Glycerine, Milk Protein Concentrate, Oat Fiber, Soy Lecithin, Soy Fiber, Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, m-Inositol, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate, Sodium Citrate, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Salt, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Carrageenan, Ferrous Sulfate, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Riboflavin, Chromium Picolinate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Cyanocobalamin, and Vitamin D3. Contains milk and soy ingredients.
  • Precaution:
    -
    Not for IV use 
    - Not for people with galactosemia
    - Use under medical supervision
  • - Never use microwave to warm formula, serious burns may occur.
  • Instructions for Use: 8-fl-oz can:
    - Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
    - Shake well.
    - Clean top of container thoroughly before opening.
    - Once opened, cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.
    Oral Feeding:
    - May be used for total or supplemental nutrition.
    - May be fed at room temperature or chilled.
    Tube Feeding:
    -  
    Follow physicians instructions.
    - Adjust flow rate and volume according to patients condition and tolerance.
    - If pump feeding, use an 8 Fr or larger tube.
    - If gravity feeding, use a 10Fr or larger tube.
    - Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings, or when flushing the tube.
    - Avoid contamination during preparation and use. 
  • Instructions for 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.
    - Pump feeding is recommended; use an 8Fr or larger tube. If gravity feeding use a 10Fr or larger tube.
    - 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 physicians 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.
    - Always follow directions for use provided with feeding set.
    For Use with Enteral Feeding Set:
    - Remove the dust cover from the Abbott RTH Safety Screw Cap.
    - Remove the dust cover from the safety connector on the feeding set.
    - Insert the safety connector into the port on the Abbott RTH Safety Screw Cap, completely pierce foil.
    - Turn the safety connector clockwise until it is securely fastened.
    - Close clamp on set before inverting container.
    - Invert container and suspend, using the hanging ring on the bottom of the container.
    - 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.

Specification

Nutrients8fl oz (237mL) VanillaUnflavored,1000mlUnflavored, 1500ml
Characteristics
Nutrient Density (Cal/mL)1.21.21.2
Protein (% Cal)202020
Fat (% Cal)454545
n6:n34:14:14:1
Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (% Cal)292929
Carbohydrate (% Cal)353535
Cal to meet 100% DVs150015001500
mL to meet 100%DVs125012501250
Total Cal: (g) Nitrogen125:1125:1125:1
Nonprotein Cal: (g) Nitrogen100:1100:1100:1
Osmolality, mOsm/kg H2O720720720
Renal Solute Load (mOsm/L)479479479
ViscosityThin (Room Temperature and Chilled)Thin (Room Temperature and Chilled)Thin (Room Temperature and Chilled)
Minimum Tube Size for Gravity/Pump Feeding (Fr)10/810/810/8
Exchanges2 Starch, 1 Medium Fat Meat, 1 Fat2 Starch, 1 Medium Fat Meat, 1 Fat2 Starch, 1 Medium Fat Meat, 1 Fat
Carb Choices222

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