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Glucerna® 1.5 Cal

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USAGE

GLUCERNA 1.5 CAL is a calorically dense formula that has CARBSTEADY®, including low-glycemic carbohydrates clinically shown to help minimize blood glucose response.1
• Specialized high-calorie nutrition for enhanced glycemic control compared to a standard formula.
• For patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes or abnormal glucose response.
• For patients with hyperglycemia/abnormal glucose tolerance resulting from metabolic stress, such as illness, trauma or infection.
• For tube or oral feeding.
• For supplemental or sole-source nutrition.
• Use under medical supervision.

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 4% of calories from saturated fat to help manage lipid profiles.3
• Provides plant-based omega-3 fatty acids from canola oil (3 g alphalinolenic 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.

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