Patents by Inventor Lance Stalker

Lance Stalker has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5661123
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for providing nutrition to non-catabolic and moderately catabolic patients. Pursuant to the present invention, the enteral composition includes a peptide based protein source of hydrolyzed whey, a lipid source, and a carbohydrate source. Preferably, the protein source includes approximately 22% to about 27% of the total calories. The composition has a caloric density of approximately 1000 Kcal/L and a low osmolality of approximately 300 to 450 mOsm/Kg H.sub.2 O. Still further, the composition of the present invention also includes increased levels of certain vitamins and minerals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 1995
    Date of Patent: August 26, 1997
    Assignee: Nestec, Ltd.
    Inventors: Lance Stalker, Diana Twyman, Shen-Youn Chang, Veronique Jaussan
  • Patent number: 5229136
    Abstract: The present invention provides an enteral product for providing nutritional requirements to a patient comprising: a caloric content of less than 1.00 Kcal/ml;. an osmolality of less than 300 mOsm; and a fiber content of preferably greater than 15 gms/liter. Additionally, the present invention provides a method of providing nutrition to a patient through a tube-fed enteral product and reducing the risk of diarrhea comprising the steps of: providing a sterile enteral product, that does not require diluting, having an osmolality of less than 300 mOsm and a caloric content of less than 1.0 Kcal/ml, but, having a fiber content of greater than 15 gms/liter; and enterally administering the product to a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 1992
    Date of Patent: July 20, 1993
    Assignee: Clintec Nutrition Co.
    Inventors: David A. Mark, Lance Stalker