Abbott Glucerna 1.5 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink For Enhanced Glycemic Control
Abbott Glucerna 1.5 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink For Enhanced Glycemic Control

Abbott Glucerna 1.5 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink For Enhanced Glycemic Control

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Abbott Glucerna 1.5 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink is a calorically dense high-protein formula that contains CarbSteady. CarbSteady is a unique combination of carbohydrates. These slowly digestible carbohydrates help the user reduce blood glucose response.

Glucerna 1.5 Cal Indications:

  • Patients with hyperglycemia or abnormal glucose tolerance
  • People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • For tube or oral feeding
  • For supplemental or sole-source nutrition

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
53534 Vanilla, Ready-to-Drink Can, 8fl oz Each $0.24
$12.85
$4.75
53534 Vanilla, Ready-to-Drink Can, 8fl oz 24/Pack $5.26
$142.45
$105.29
62679 Unflavored, Ready-to-Hang Container, 1000ml Each $1.25
$36.99
$24.99
62679 Unflavored, Ready-to-Hang Container, 1000ml 8/Pack $8.65
$235.99
$172.99

Glucerna 1.5 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink Features

  • Slowly digested carbohydrate blend is shown to blunt postprandial glycemic response and enhance glycemic variability
  • Ideal for patients with hyperglycemia or abnormal glucose tolerance resulting from metabolic stress, such as illness, trauma, infection
  • At 1.5 Cal/mL, patient needs can be met with less volume
  • 22% of calories from protein to promote anabolism and support wound healing
  • Glucerna 1.5 nutrition includes 10 g/L of NutraFlora scFOS (2.4 g/8 fl oz)
  • 3% of total calories from saturated fatty acids and rich in monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids, consistent with the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association guidelines
  • Abbott Glucerna formula provides plant-based omega-3 fatty acids from canola oil (3 g of ALA per 1500 Cal), to support cardiovascular health
  • Chromium picolinate, a more bioavailable form of chromium, which is an essential nutrient important for carbohydrate metabolism
  • 1500 Cal provide 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:
    - Use clean technique to avoid set and/or product contamination
  • Also available (separately):
    - Abbott Glucerna 1.0 Cal Abnormal Glucose Tolerance Nutritional Drink With Fiber (Code 50240)

Glucerna 1.5 Cal Ingredients:

Water, Sodium and Calcium Caseinates, Corn Maltodextrin, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Canola Oil, Isomaltulose, Fructose, Soy Protein Isolate, Sucromalt, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides, Glycerine, Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Chloride, Oat Fiber, Calcium Phosphate, Soy Fiber, Soy Lecithin, Sodium Citrate, Inositol, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Magnesium Phosphate, Carnitine, Taurine, Sodium Chloride, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Gellan Gum, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Palmitate, Riboflavin, Chromium Picolinate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Cyanocobalamin, and Vitamin D3.
Contains milk and soy ingredients.
Ready-to-Drink vanilla can contains natural and artificial flavor also.

Glucerna 1.5 Cal User Manual

Glucerna 1.5 Cal Nutritional Facts

How To Use Glucerna 1.5 Ready-To-Hang Container?

All liquid medical foods, irrespective of the type of administration, need careful handling as 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 hang time.
  • If pump feeding is recommended; use a 10 Fr or larger tube. If gravity feeding, use a 12Fr or larger tube.
  • Administer Glucerna 1.5 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink 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 condition and tolerance.
  • 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. 

How To Use Glucerna 1.5 Ready-To-Drink Can?

  • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Shake well. Glucerna 1.5 Cal Specialized Nutrition Drink is ready to use.
  • Clean top of container thoroughly before opening.
  • Once opened, cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.

Glucerna Oral Feeding:

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

Glucerna Tube Feeding:

  • Follow physicians instructions.
  • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patients condition and tolerance.
  • If pump feeding, use a 10Fr or larger tube. If gravity feeding, use a 12Fr or larger tube.
  • Administer product at room temperature.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
  • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.

Precautions:

  • Glucerna formula is not for patients with galactosemia
  • Not for IV use
  • Use under medical supervision

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