Making a Meal of It

Verdi, Cassandra
October 2014
Diabetes Forecast;Oct2014, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p62
The article discusses the role of lower-calorie shakes or bars in weight loss planning. The topics discussed include commercially made meal replacements including Slim Fast and Glucerna, energy content of meal replacement drinks, the Look AHEAD research study on effect of meal replacement drinks on weight loss in diabetic patients.


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