Nestle Resource® Diabetishield® is a clear liquid ready-to-drink nutritional drink for diabetics. This sugar free drink contains 150 calories, 7 grams of protein (4.0g whey protein and 3.0g L-Arginine), 30 grams of carbohydrates, plus vitamins and minerals.
Protein is essential for the maintenance and repair of body tissue. L-Arginine is an amino acid, one of the building blocks of protein, with several properties that enhance the wound healing process. Dietary supplementation of L-Arginine has been shown to enhance protein metabolism, decrease muscle loss, increase strength of the wound, and even boost the immune system.
- First clear liquid supplement for people with diabetes
- Added arginine, chromium, and Vitamins C and E which are clinically shown to help improve insulin sensitivity and aid in blood sugar control
- Ready-to-serve in Drink Boxes, 8 fl oz per box
- Flavors: Mixed Berry and Orange Twist
- Lactose-free (Not for individuals with galactosemia)
- Sold by the Case of 27 Drink Boxes (8 oz)
- Diabetes mellitus
- Glucose Intolerance
- Diabetic wound healing
- Bowel preparation prior to procedure
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Gluten Intolerance
- Celiac Disease
- Lactose Intolerance
- Hypoglycemia/Glucose Intolerance
- Inadequate oral intake
- Reduced appetite
- Stress induced hyperglycemia
- Oral Surgery
- Wound management
- kcal/mL: 0.63
- Caloric Distribution (% of kcal):
- Protein: 19%
- Carbohydrate: 81%
- Fat: 0%
- Protein Source: whey protein isolate (milk), L-Arginine
- NPC:N Ratio 76:1
- Osmolality (mOsm/kg water): 380
- Free Water 89%
- Supplemental L-Arginine: 3.0 g/237ml
- HCPCS Code: B4102
Not for individuals with galactosemia
This is a high-nitrogen and high-phosphorus product that may not be appropriate for individuals with kidney problems.
Nutrition Panel for Resource Diabetishield:
- Nutrient: 237ml (1 Brik Pak)
- Calories: 150
- Total Fat: 0
- Cholesterol (mg): 0
- Sodium (mg): <80
- Sodium (mEq): <3.5
- Potassium (mg): <60
- Potassium (mEq): <1.5
- Total Carbohydrate (g): 30
- Sugars (g): 0
- Protein (g): 7.0 (includes protein from 4.0g whey protein isolate and 3.0g L-Arginine)
- Vitamin A (IU): 750
- Vitamin C (mg): 100
- Calcium (mg): 100
- Iron (mg): 2.7
- Vitamin D (IU): 60
- Vitamin E (IU): 60
- Vitamin K (mcg): 12
- Thiamine (mg): 0.23
- Riboflavin (mg): 0.26
- Niacin (mg): 3.0
- Vitamin B6 (mg): 0.3
- Folic Acid (mcg): 60
- Vitamin B12 (mcg): 0.9
- Biotin (mcg): 45
- Pantothenic Acid (mg): 1.5
- Phosphorus (mg): 500
- Iodine: 22.5
- Zinc (mg): 5
- Copper (mg): 0.3
- Manganese (mg): 0.3
- Chromium (mcg): 60
- Water (mL): 211
Orange Twist: Water, Corn Syrup, Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), L-Arginine, Phosphoric Acid, Citric Acid, Malic Acid, Natural And Artificial Flavor, L-Cysteine, Sucralose, Yellow 6, Ascorbic acid, Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Gluconate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Manganese Sulfate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Chromium Chloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Phytonadione (Vitamin K1), Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12).
Mixed Berry: Water, Corn Syrup, Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), L-Arginine, Phosphoric Acid, Citric Acid, Natural And Artificial Flavor, Malic Acid, L-Cysteine, Sucralose, Red 40, Ascorbic acid, Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Gluconate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Manganese Sulfate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Chromium Chloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Phytonadione (Vitamin K1), Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12).
Not For Parenteral use.
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