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Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets Dry Cat Food

PRO PLAN® VETERINARY DIETS DM Diabetes Management Dry Cat Food

Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets Dry Cat Food
  • Clinically proven to help reduce insulin requirements in some diabetic cats.
  • Low in carbohydrates to help reduce blood glucose variation.
  • Increased levels of vitamin E to reduce oxidative stress.
Available sizes:
1.5kg
5 kg
Product overview

Features

  • Clinically proven to help reduce insulin requirements in some diabetic cats.
  • Low in carbohydrates to help reduce blood glucose variation.
  • Increased levels of vitamin E to reduce oxidative stress.

Complete dietetic pet food for adult and senior cats for the regulation of glucose supply (diabetes mellitus).

Ingredients & nutrition

Ingredients

Dehydrated poultry protein
Maize gluten meal*
Soya protein isolate
Maize starch*
Animal fat
Soya meal*
Digest
Minerals
Yeast
Fish oil

* Carbohydrate sources

Nutrition & Analytical Constituents

Moisture: 6.5%
Protein: 50%
— Arginine: 2.87%
Fat: 17%
— Essential fatty acids: 2% 
— Omega-6 fatty acids: 1.77%
— Omega-3 fatty acids: 0.39%
Carbohydrate: 17%
— Starch: 12.5%
— Total sugars: 0.8%
Crude fibre: 1.5%
Metabolisable energy (ME)*: 411.8kcal/100g

Nutritional additives

IU/kg:
Vit. E: 710.

*Calculated following NRC 2006 equations.

Feeding guide

Feeding guide

ADULT WEIGHT LOSS: see table.

Body weight (kg) Daily feeding quantity
Dry only (g/day) Dry + can combined Dry + pouch combined
Dry (g) Can/day Dry (g) Pouch/day
2 25 10 1/4 15 1/2
3 35 10 1/2 15 1
4 45 20 1/2 25 1
5 60 10 1 35 1
6 70 20 1 45 1
7 80 30 1 55 1
8 95 45 1 70 1

 

ADULT MAINTENANCE: see table.

Body weight (kg) Daily feeding quantity
Dry only (g/day) Dry + can combined Dry + pouch combined
Dry (g) Can/day Dry (g) Pouch/day
2 30 15 1/4 20 1/2
3 45 20 1/2 20 1
4 60 35 1/2 40 1
5 75 25 1 55 1
6 85 35 1 70 1
7 100 50 1 90 1
8 115 65 1 110 1

 

For each additional 1 kg of body weight, feed an additional ½ of can or pouch per day when only wet food, and 14 g of dry food when only dry food fed, and ¼ extra can/pouch and 7 g dry food when mixed food is given for weight maintenance.

It is important to closely monitor the cat’s glycaemia during the first weeks of feeding PURINA PRO PLAN VETERINARY DIETS DM St/Ox Diabetes Management in order to adjust the insulin dosage. Feline DM St/Ox Diabetes Management can be fed for life. Feline DM St/Ox Diabetes Management can also be used for weight loss and its formulation may increase satiety*.

*Sparkes AH et al. ISFM consensus guidelines on the practical management of diabetes mellitus in cats. J Feline Med Surg. 2015 Mar; 17(3):235-50.

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