PRO PLAN Diabetes Management Dry Formula

PRO PLAN Veterinary Diets Feline DM ST/OX Diabetes Management Dry Formula

PRO PLAN Diabetes Management Dry Formula
  • 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 help reduce oxidative stress.
Available sizes:
1.5kg
Product overview

PRO PLAN Veterinary Diets Feline DM ST/OX Diabetes Management Dry Formula

A complete diet to help regulate blood sugar levels in adult cats with Diabetes Mellitus. Formulated with low rapid glucose releasing carbohydrates and increased levels of vitamin E to reduce oxidative stress. It is clinically proven to help reduce insulin requirements in diabetic cats.

  • 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 help reduce oxidative stress.
     

 

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.
 

Guaranteed Analysis

  Dry Pouches**
Moisture 6.5% 77.7%

Protein

- Arginine

50%

2.87%     

13%

0.7%

Fat

- Essential fatty acids
- Omega-6 fatty acids
- Omega-3 fatty acids

17%


2%
1.77%
0.39%                 

4.5%
1.36%
0.8%
0.4%

Carbohydrate

-Starch
-Total sugars             

17%
12.5%
0.8%                    
1.8%
0.8%
<0.5%
Crude fibre      1.5%                 0.6%
Vitamin E 710 IU/kg         173.5mg/kg
Metabolisable energy
(ME)1
4.12 kcal/g       1 kcal/g

 *Typical analysis in the final product as fed.
** Average of the two varieties.
1Calculated following NRC 2006 equations.

Feeding guide

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 if necessary. It is recommended that a vet’s opinion is sought before use or before extending the period of use. Fresh, clean drinking water should always be available.

Adult Weight Loss
Body weight (kg) Daily feeding quantity (g/day)
Dry only(g/day) Dry + Wet combined
Dry(g/day) Wet Pouch/day
2.0 25.0 15.0 1/2
3.0 35.0 15.0 1.0
4.0 45.0 25.0 1.0
5.0 60.0 35.0 1.0
6.0 70.0 45.0 1.0
7.0 80.0 55.0 1.0
8.0 95.0 70.0 1.0

 

Adult Maintenance
Body weight (kg) Daily feeding quantity (g/day)
Dry only(g/day) Dry + Wet combined
Dry(g/day) Wet Pouch/day
2.0 30.0 20.0 1/2
3.0 45.0 20.0 1.0
4.0 60.0 40.0 1.0
5.0 75.0 55.0 1.0
6.0 85.0 70.0 1.0
7.0 100.0 90.0 1.0
8.0 115.0 110.0 1.0

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