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Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets DM Dietetic Management Feline Formula - Dry, 10 lbs

Purina DM Dietetic Management Feline Formula - Dry, 6 lbs

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Purina DM Dietetic Management Feline Formula

Purina ProPlan Veterinary Diets DM Dietetic Management Feline Formula provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult cats. The high protein and low carbohydrate formula helps support the unique nutritional needs of diabetic cats. Dietetic Management diet also contains a quality source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids and a high level of antioxidants. Additionally, Purina DM cat food promotes a urinary environment unfavorable to the development of both struvite and calcium oxalate crystals.

Veterinarian Recommended: Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets DM Dietetic Management are recommended for cats with the following:
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Hepatic lipidosis
  • Persistent hyperglycemia
  • Critical care management of cats and dogs
  • Enteritis, diarrhea
Dietary Management of Feline Diabetes Mellitus
The role of dietary management in feline diabetes is to provide a proper balance of nutrients while meeting the special needs of the patient. Cats are unique in their requirement to metabolize high concentrations of dietary protein. The increased concentration of high quality protein provides the cat's essential amino acid requirements and a substrate for glucose production (gluconeogenesis). With the glucose production from dietary amino acids, the carbohydrate content of the diet may be dramatically reduced with this formulation. Glucose derived from hepatic gluconeogenesis is delivered to the bloodstream at a slow rate compared to the release of glucose from digestion of dietary carbohydrate. The result is a more consistent, steady release of glucose and the potential for reduced insulin requirements.

Ingredients (Dry):
Poultry by-product meal, soy protein isolate, corn gluten meal, soy flour, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols, corn starch, animal liver flavor, calcium carbonate, phosphoric acid, fish oil, potassium chloride, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, DL-Methionine, taurine, choline chloride, powdered cellulose, salt, zinc sulfate, Vitamin E supplement, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, niacin, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, copper sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), sodium selenite.

Adult Maintenance (Dry) - approximate number of 8 oz cups per day.
  • 5 lbs: 1/4 cup
  • 8 lbs: 1/3 cup
  • 12 lbs: 1/2 cup
  • 16 lbs: 3/4 cup
  • 20 lbs: 1 cup
  • 25 lbs: 1-1/8 cups
Medical Contradications: Renal failure and Hepatic encephalopathy.

Purina ProPlan Veterinary Diets

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Great Food for my Lulu May 8, 2024
Reviewer: Grace H.G from San Antonio, TX United States  
This DM food works really well in keeping my cat Lulu's glucose levels at a normal level.  She is elderly and still has to take her insulin but at least this particular food also helps.  If I feed her anything else they rise to very high levels.  She eats it just fine with no problems.

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