Glucerna SR is formulated with slow release energy system (unique carbohydrate blend including modified maltodextrin) to optimize glycemic response and minimize blood sugar spikes. It also has high quality protein and essential vitamins and minerals. It helps to reduce hunger pangs and be active during the day. Glucerna SR is the No. 1 Doctor recommended diabetes nutrition in the US. It is recommended as partial/full meal replacement and (or) as snack replacement.