Diamax® is a specialized liquid formula, effective in glycemic control and prevention of diabetes complications. Diamax® is compared to formulas as Glucerna SR®.
Diamax® is recommended for oral consumption between meals or tube feeding.



Prodiet Clinical Nutrition

Glucerna SR


  Diamax - Prodiet Clinical Nutrition Glucerna SR - Abbott
Caloric density cal/ml 1.0 0.93
Caloric distribution PT 17%
CH 44%
FAT 39%
PT 20%
CH 47%
FAT 33%
PT Source 50% Calcium Caseinate
50% Soy Protein
Plus 1% of L-carnitine
100% Calcium and Sodium Caseinate
CH Source 100% Tapioca Maltodextrin 50% Maltodextrin
23% Fructose
20% Maltitol
7% Fibers
Fibers 15g/L
65% Polydextrose and
35% Soybean polysaccharide
12 g/L
50% Soybean polysaccharide and
50% Fructooligosaccharides
FAT Source 55%  High oleic Sunflower Oil
40% Canola Oil
5% Corn Oil
85% High oleic Sunflower Oil
10% Canola Oil
5% Soy Lecithin
Lipid profile Saturated fatty acids: 3%
Monounsaturated fatty acids: 26%
Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 10%
Saturated fatty acids: 3%
Monounsaturated fatty acids: 25%
Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 4%
W6: W3 5,6:1 21,1:1
Osmolality mOsm/Kg H20 334 470
Osmolarity mOsm/L H20 275 399
Packaging 200ml and 1 liter 230 ml

Disclaimer: all data was collected from advertising material available to public.

* Maltodextrin from tapioca has a slower absorption, a factor responsible for the reduction of postprandial insulin release. Diamax® is the only formula that carbohydrate source is composed by 100% tapioca maltodextrin

* Diamax provides a modulation of inflammatory response because of its proper ratio W6:W3 of 5,6:1.

* Studies show benefits provided by soy protein to the body of the diabetic. It is recommend the substitution of part of the protein from animal source to the protein isolated from soy. Diamax is formulated with 50% protein from animal source and 50% soy protein.

* It has been proposed that the supplementation of carnitine improves fat oxidation saving endogenous carbohydrate. Diamax protein source contains 1% of L-carnitine.