Ensure Glucerna Shakes

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  • ~~GLUCERNA SHAKES~~A DIETARY SUPPLEMENT FOR THOSE WITH ABNORMAL GLUCOSE TOLERANCE/DIABETES

    Nov 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Specialized nutrition for diabetics; available in three creamy flavors.
    Cons: More expensive in price than regular supplements; higher in fat.

    Summary: On the Medical Surgical floor where I’ve worked at as an RN for over 4 years now, we frequently serve nutritional supplements to many of our patients who have poor appetites or have specialized dietary needs. We often use Ensure or ... read more

  • Too junky to really help

    May 14, 2010 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Glucerna at least has some vitamins and minerals in it.
    Cons: Too low in protein, too high in carbs & salt. Artificial sweeteners help no one.

    Summary: Glucerna's second ingredient is maltodetrin (after one does a thorough search to find the ingredients, Abott the manufacture and also of pharmaceuticals likes to hide these things), maltodextrin is an additive and has no real nutritinonal value. Then ... read more

  • Glucerna Shake

    Mar 12, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Taste Convenience
    Cons: Cost

    Summary: I have had Type 1 Diabetes for about 15 years, I was diagnosed as a child and have grown up with the disease. After I graduated college and I entered the workforce, which for me happened to be a large, well-known, hospital; it became essential for me to ... read more

  • Ensure Glucerna Shakes

    Sep 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Helps diabetics and others that can't eat like they should.
    Cons: Price. Very costly.

    Summary: I am like most everyone lately, I just don’t seem to have to time to sit down and have healthy meals when I should. In the mornings I am rushed to get to work so I grab a cup of coffee and out the door I go and at lunch I am lucky if I get the chance to ... read more

  • "I have never had anything that tasted this good and works, but this does."

    Sep 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Tastes nothing like its name and those wonders for your body.
    Cons: nothing as all.

    Summary: We have never had problems with gaining fat to our body in my family. For some reason i was different, i guess it was in my ancestors. I began feeling uncomfortable with the way i looked so i was trying new things. I was using Slim Fast bars, and i heard ... read more

  • Yuk! This tastes like paste!

    Aug 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: its cheap...if youre really that hungry
    Cons: tastes like chalky paste

    Summary: Being a diabetic, there's not a whole lot of things I can eat that most people can. I was always jealouse that most people could drink those carnation breakfast shakes...but not me. Well when i saw that Glucerna at the store...i just had to try it. So i ... read more

  • EUREKA! A LOW SUGAR SHAKE THAT DOES NOT TASTE LIKE MEDICINE

    Apr 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A great tasting shake with very little sugar and 24 vitamins
    Cons: Slight aftertaste after first sip only

    Summary: At last! As a diabetic, I've been searching for a diet drink or bar that was low in sugar and tasted better than castor oil. I've tried several (two of which I wrote Epinions about) and have been sorely disappointed each time. Many of the ... read more

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  • Glucerna Shakes: Something I can actually drink!

    Jun 14, 2005 by
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    Pros: Stabalizes Blood Sugar, Lactose Free, Easy Grab-n-Go, Wonderful Taste!
    Cons: price, but I have found a 6 pack of 8oz's for under $8 at Wal-mart

    Summary: Glucerna Shakes are great on so many levels. They are wonderful for diabetics and (like me) hypoglycemic (even reactives) by having rounded, wholesome nutrition, and helping stabalize blood sugar. But the big kicker is that they are LACTOSE FREE, which ... read more

  • Terrific!!!

    Jun 6, 2005 by
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    Pros: easy, fast, keeps you satisfied
    Cons: can't think of any

    Summary: I was very apprehensive about drinking one of their shakes but SURPRISE!! it is wonderful. Great flavor and easy. The bars taste great also. Thanks to the makers from one diabetic and probably, thousands of others. Price is for 4 ... read more

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