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Glucerna 1 Cal Cans

Glucerna 1 Cal Cans

Glucerna® 1.0 Cal

HCPCS Code:  B4154

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Specialized nutrition with fiber for abnormal glucose tolerance

  • GLUCERNA 1.0 CAL is a reduced-carbohydrate, modified-fat, fiber-containing formula clinically shown to blunt blood-glucose response in patients with abnormal glucose tolerance.1,2,3 GLUCERNA 1.0 CAL provides only 34.3% of total calories as carbohydrate. This helps minimize glycemic response. The formulation includes soy fiber to help maintain normal bowel function.
  • For patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  • For patients with abnormal glucose tolerance resulting from metabolic stress, such as illness, trauma, or infection.
  • For supplemental or total nutrition.
  • For tube feeding.
  • 8-fl-oz cans with mild vanilla flavor can be used orally as well as for tube feeding.
  • Use under medical supervision.
1 Peters AL et al. Am J Med 1989;87:178-182.
2 Peters AL, Davidson MB. JPEN 1992;16;69-74.
3 McCargar LJ et al. Mol Cell Biochem 1998;188:81-89.


  • Consistent with American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association recommendations favoring monounsaturated fats and 4% of calories from saturated fat to help manage lipid profiles.4
  • Meets or exceeds 100% of RDIs for 24 key vitamins and minerals in 1420 Cal (1420 mL).
  • Halal.
  • Kosher.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.
Feeding sets are for single-patient use only. Use clean technique to avoid set and/or product contamination


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


  • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Shake well. Glucerna 1.0 is ready to use
  • Clean top of container thoroughly before opening.
  • Once opened, cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.

Oral Feeding:

  • May by 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.
  • If pump feeding, use an 8 Fr or larger tube. If gravity feeding, use a 10 Fr 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.


Serving Size: 8 fl oz(237 mL)

Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI*
    Nutrient Density, Cal/mL:1.0    
    Protein, % Cal:16.7    
    Fat, % Cal:49.0    
    Monounsaturated Fatty Acids, % Cal:34.7    
    Carbohydrate, % Cal:34.3    
    Cal to Meet 100% RDIs:1420    
    mL to Meet 100% RDIs:1420    
    Total Cal:g Nitrogen:150:1    
    Nonprotein Cal:g Nitrogen:125:1    
    Osmolality, mOsm/kg H2O:355    
    Renal Solute Load, mOsm/L:360    
    Viscosity:Thin (Room Temperature and Chilled)    
    Minimum Tube Size for Gravity/Pump Feeding (Fr):10/8    
    Exchanges:1½ Starch, 1 Lean Meat, 2 Fat    
    Carb Choices:1½    
Nutrient Data
Protein, g:9.9    
Fat, g:12.9    
Carbohydrate, g:22.8    
    Dietary Fiber, g: 3.4    
Taurine, mg:25    
L-Carnitine, mg:34    
m-Inositol, mg:200    
Water, g/mL/cc:202    
Vitamin A, IU: 1500§   30 
Vitamin D, IU:67   17 
Vitamin E, IU:7.5   25 
Vitamin K, mcg:14   17 
Vitamin C, mg:50   83 
Folic Acid, mcg:100   25 
Vitamin B1, mg:0.38   25 
Vitamin B2, mg:0.43   25 
Vitamin B6, mg:0.50   25 
Vitamin B12, mcg:1.5   25 
Niacin, mg:5.0   25 
Choline, mg:100   Not established 
Biotin, mcg:75   25 
Pantothenic Acid, mg:2.5   25 
Sodium, mg:220   Not established 
Potassium, mg:370   Not established 
Chloride, mg:340   10 
Calcium, mg:170   17 
Phosphorus, mg:170   17 
Magnesium, mg:67   17 
Iodine, mcg:25   17 
Manganese, mg:0.84   42 
Copper, mg:0.34   17 
Zinc, mg:3.8   25 
Iron, mg:3.0   17 
Selenium, mcg:12   17 
Chromium, mcg:20   17 
Molybdenum, mcg:25   33 
* RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.
Exchange Lists for Diabetes. Alexandria, Va, and Chicago: American Diabetes Association and American Dietetic Association, 2008.
3.4 g of total dietary fiber from soy fiber.

§ 660 IU of vitamin A activity supplied by 0.50 mg of beta-carotene.


Water, Corn Maltodextrin, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Sodium & Calcium Caseinates, Soy Fiber, Fructose, Canola Oil, Soy Lecithin, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Phosphate, Sodium Citrate, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Potassium Citrate, m-Inositol, Potassium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Ascorbic Acid, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Beta-Carotene, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Cyanocobalamin, and Vitamin D3.
Contains milk and soy ingredients.