Resource Diabetic


Novartis Nutrition

Therapeutic Nutrient

Indications And Clinical Uses: A high nitrogen, fibre containing complete liquid formula. Designed for persons with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes or stress hyperglycemia and normal gastrointestinal function. For oral or tube feeding use.

Not recommended when a low residue tube feeding is required.

Precautions: Not for parenteral administration.

Dosage And Administration: 1 250 mL or 5 550 kJ (5 cans or 1 330 kcal) provides at least 100% of the Canadian RNI (adult males, 25 to 49) for protein and essential vitamins and minerals. Ready-to-use and does not require dilution with water. For oral use it may be fed at room temperature or chilled.

Tube Feeding: Feed at room temperature. Follow a physician’s or dietitian’s directions. When initiating feedings, the flow rate, volume and dilution are dependent on the patient’s condition and tolerance. Care should be taken to avoid contamination of the product during preparation and administration. Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water orally with or after feedings or when flushing the feeding tube.

Feeding should be initiated at a slow rate. Rate and volume of feeding can be increased gradually over 48 hours if well tolerated. If intolerance develops, return to previously tolerated rate, or dilute formula to half strength until desired rate is achieved, then switch to full strength. Do not alter strength and volume at the same time. Rinse the tube with 20 to 30 mL water after each intermittent feeding or every 3 to 4 hours during continuous feeding to avoid clogging and provide additional water.

Availability And Storage: Each 250 mL ready-to-use can contains: ¹-D water, sodium and calcium caseinates, corn syrup solids, high oleic sunflower oil, fructose, soy polysaccharides, soybean oil, soy protein isolate, artificial flavor, calcium phosphate tribasic, potassium citrate, potassium hydroxide, magnesium chloride, monoglycerides, sodium ascorbate, soy lecithin, sodium citrate, choline chloride, L-carnitine, potassium chloride, taurine, chromium yeast, selenium yeast, molybdenum yeast, zinc sulfate, alpha tocopheryl acetate, ferrous sulfate, niacinamide, D-calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, copper gluconate, pyridoxine HCl, thiamine HCl, riboflavin, beta carotene, vitamin A palmitate, folic acid, biotin, potassium iodide, vitamin K, cyanocobalamin, vitamin D3.

Energy Distribution: protein 24%, fat 40%, carbohydrate 36%; 444 kJ (106 kcal)/100 mL. Contains 3 g/250 mL of dietary fibre (from soy polysaccharide).

Resource Diabetic is high in protein and low in carbohydrate. It contains fructose with no added sucrose. Lactose- and gluten-free.

Cans of 250 mL, cases of 24. Store unopened at room temperature. Once opened, store covered in refrigerator and use within 24 hours.

RESOURCE® DIABETIC Novartis Nutrition Therapeutic Nutrient

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