Glucerna 1.2 Cal is a calorically dense formula with a unique carbohydrate blend for enhanced glycemic control and fish oil to support cardiovascular health.
For patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes;
For patients with hyperglycemia/impaired glucose tolerance resulting from metabolic stress, such as illness, trauma, or infection;
For tube or oral feeding;
For supplemental or sole-source nutrition;
For use under medical supervision; Not for parenteral use.
Glucerna 1.2 Cal has been clinically shown to significantly reduce peak postprandial blood glucose response by 49 mg/dL (69%) and reduce glycemic variability versus a standard 1.2 Cal formulation in people with diabetes.
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;
Macronutrient distibution: 45% fat, 20% protein, and 35% carbohydrate-Includes 10 g/L of NutraFlora® scFOS® (2.4 g/8 fl oz and 15 g/1.5L);
4% of total calories from saturated fatty acids and rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (28% of total calories), meeting American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association guidelines;
Provides plant-based omega-3 fatty acids from canola oil (3 g of ALA per 1500 calories) and the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA (1 g per 1500 Cal) from fish oil, which meets American Heart Association recommendations to support circulatory and heart health;
Chromium, from chromium picolinate, the most bioavailable form of chromium, clinically shown to lower fasting and postprandial glucose levels and A1C.
6 Chromium picolinate supports glucose tolerance by helping the body's own insulin work better;
1500 Cal provide at least 100% of the RDIs for 24 key vitamins and minerals;
Supplemented with conditionally essential nutrients carnitine and taurine Unflavored, Ready-to-Hang 100-mL prefilled containers.