Ensure is the brand name of liquid nutritional supplements manufactured by Abbott Laboratories.
First produced in 1973 as a medical nutrition product, Ensure beverages are formulated to provide calories, protein and essential vitamins and minerals. Ensure is intended for supplemental use with or between meals and for interim sole-source nutrition. Ensure is not for parenteral use.
Ensure products provide a source of nutrition in connection with aging, recovery from illness, injury or surgery, and managing physical and mental conditions that cause an inability or refusal to eat, appetite loss, or overall weight loss. Ensure shakes are Kosher, Halal, gluten-free and suitable for lactose intolerance (not for people with galactosemia).
Other products in the Ensure family include Glucerna, and Glucerna Hunger Smart nutrition shakes which are specifically designed for people with diabetes to help minimize blood sugar spikes and manage hunger as part of a diabetes weight loss plan. Use under medical supervision. Ensure and Glucerna products can be purchased at pharmacies, grocery stores, drug stores, wholesale clubs and mass merchandisers.
In 2009 Abbott Laboratories sold over $1 billion of its liquid nutritional supplements, Ensure, and the related pediatric product, PediaSure.
In 2012, Abbott announced a new manufacturing facility in Tipp City, Ohio for the production of Ensure and Glucerna, a nutritional product for people with type 2 diabetes. The facility will become operational in late 2013.
Other articles related to "ensure":
... published documents setting out specifications and procedures designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistently perform the way they ... scientific and consumer experience and are constantly reviewed to ensure they keep pace with new technologies ... every standard is subject to public comment to ensure everyone with an interest in the subject has the opportunity to input ...
... Ensure economic growth within the agricultural sector ... Ensure the safety of South African Farmers ... Ensure the food-security of South Africa ...
... stated mission is "to help the Governor and Legislature ensure delivery of safe food and fiber through responsible environmental stewardship in a fair marketplace for all Californians." CDFA explains their ... Ensure an equitable and orderly marketplace for California's agricultural products ...
... The CDM2007 places legal duties on workers to ensure they carry out the work as safely as possible and that they do not endanger the visitors/ members of ... They must Ensure they only carry out construction work they are competent to do Report obvious risks and hazards to the contractor Co-operate with others and co-ord ...
Famous quotes containing the word ensure:
“[17th-century] Puritans were the first modern parents. Like many of us, they looked on their treatment of children as a test of their own self-control. Their goal was not to simply to ensure the childs duty to the family, but to help him or her make personal, individual commitments. They were the first authors to state that children must obey God rather than parents, in case of a clear conflict.”
—C. John Sommerville (20th century)
“It is Mortifying to suppose it possible that a people able and zealous to contend with the Enemy should be reduced to fold their Arms for want of the means of defence; yet no resources that we know of, ensure us against this event.”
—Thomas Jefferson (17431826)
“This type of man who is devoted to the study of wisdom is always most unlucky in everything, and particularly when it comes to procreating children; I imagine this is because Nature wants to ensure that the evils of wisdom shall not spread further throughout mankind.”
—Desiderius Erasmus (c. 14661536)