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Pro Plan Veterinary Diets® Wet Cat Food

PRO PLAN® VETERINARY DIETS DM Diabetes Management Wet Cat Food Can

Pro Plan Veterinary Diets® Wet Cat Food
  • Clinically proven to help reduce insulin requirements in some diabetic cats.
  • Low in carbohydrates to help reduce blood glucose fluctuations.
  • Increased levels of vitamin E to reduce oxidative stress.
  • Regulates glucose formation.
Available sizes:
195g
Product overview

Features

  • Clinically proven to help reduce insulin requirements in some diabetic cats.
  • Low in carbohydrates to help reduce blood glucose fluctuations.
  • Increased levels of vitamin E to reduce oxidative stress.
  • Regulates glucose formation.
  • Helps stimulate insulin secretion from pancreatic ß-cells.
  • Suitable for weight loss – helpful in diabetic cats that are often overweight.
  • Helps to ensure patient compliance through use of high quality ingredients and good palatability

Complete dietetic pet food for adult cats for the regulation of glucose supply (Diabetes mellitus) with low level of total sugars.

Ingredients & nutrition

Ingredients

Meat and animal derivatives
Fish and fish derivatives
Derivatives of vegetable origin
Minerals
Carbohydrate source: corn starch

Calories

102 kcal/100g

Nutrition & Analytical Constituents

Moisture: 77.5%
Protein: 13.8%
Fat content: 4.9%
Crude ash: 2.2%
Crude fibres: 0.6%
Starch: 0.42%

Nutritional additives

IU/kg:
Vit A: 1180
Vit D3: 160
Vit E: 180

mg/kg: 
3b103: (Fe: 11)
3b202: (I: 0.43)
3b405: (Cu: 1)
3b503: (Mn: 2)
3b605: (Zn: 21)
Taurine: 2400

Feeding guide

Feeding Guide

It is important to closely monitor the cat’s blood glucose levels during the first weeks of feeding PURINA PRO PLAN VETERINARY DIETS DM St/Ox Diabetes Management in order to adjust the insulin dosage. The recommended period of use is initially up to 6 months but Feline DM St/Ox Diabetes Management can be fed for life if necessary. Feline DM St/Ox Diabetes Management can also be used for weight loss. Weight loss feeding guidelines are based on the cat’s current weight, and should be adjusted every 2-4 weeks during the weight loss programme after re-weighing. It is recommended that a veterinarian’s opinion be sought before use. Water should always be available.

WEIGHT MAINTENANCE

Body weight (kg) Daily feeding quantity
Dry only (g/day) Wet only (can/day) Wet only (pouch/day) Dry + can combined Dry + pouch combined
Dry (g/day) Can/day Dry (g/day) Pouch/day
2 30 1/2 1+1/3 15 1/4 20 1/2
3 40 3/4 2 15 1/2 30 1/2
4 55 1 2+2/3 30 1/2 35 1
5 70 1+1/3 3+1/3 20 1 50 1
6 80 1+2/3 4 35 1 60 1
7 95 2 4+3/4 50 1 75 1
8 105 2+1/4 5+1/3 60 1 85 1


ADULT WEIGHT LOSS

For weight maintenance, for cats over 8kg, add 2/3 pouch per day, ¼ can or 12g dry PPVD DM™ St/Ox per each additional kg of body weight.

Body weight (kg) Daily feeding quantity
Dry only (g/day) Wet only (can/day) Wet only (pouch/day) Dry + can combined Dry + pouch combined
Dry (g/day) Can/day Dry (g/day) Pouch/day
2 25 1/2 1+1/4 10 1/4 15 1/2
3 35 3/4 1+3/4 10 1/2 15 1
4 50 1 2+1/2 25 1/2 30 1
5 60 1+1/4 3 10 1 40 1
6 70 1+1/2 3+2/3 25 1 50 1
7 85 1+3/4 4+1/4 35 1 65 1
8 98 2 4+3/4 45 1 75 1