Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Feline Diabetic Pouch 85gm x 12 Wet Food

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ROYAL CANIN® Diabetic diet is specifically formulated to help in the management of glucomodulation in diabetic cats. A diabetic cat does not produce sufficient insulin or cannot utilise it normally so his blood sugar levels elevate. This can cause many health issues. Eating a meal results in a rise of blood glucose levels. In diabetic cats, the goal is to maintain the levels within a safe range throughout the day. Maintaining a stable, ideal body weight is an important dietetic approach.  ROYAL CANIN® Diabetic diet  is formulated with a low level of digestible carbohydrate and a high level of protein. The moderate fat content helps maintain a healthy body weight, while rich antioxidants help maintain health and vitality. Recommended for cases of: Diabetes Mellitus and a Body Condition Score (BCS) 6/9; Diabetes Mellitus and a BCS 7/9, until glycaemic control has been achieved. Not recommeded in case of: Growth, gestation, lactation. This diet is complete and balanced and can be fed long-term. A full health check should be performed by a veterinarian every 6 months.

 

Composition: Meat and animal derivatives, derivatives of vegetable origin, cereals, minerals, oils and fats.

Additives (per kg): Nutritional additives: Vitamin D3: 270 IU, Iron: 3 mg, Iodine: 0.4 mg, Copper: 3 mg, Manganese: 0.8 mg, Zinc: 8 mg - Technological additives: Clinoptilolite of sedimentary origin: 1 g.

Analytical constituants: Protein: 8.9% - Fat content: 3.2% - Crude ash: 1.7% - Crude fibres: 1.1% - Moisture: 82.5% - Essential fatty acids: 0.54% - Total sugars: 1.3% - Starch: 1.2% - source of carbohydrates: modified corn starch - rice. Metabolisable energy: 78 kcal/100 g.

Guaranteed analysis g/kg: Crude protein (min) 69 - Moisture (max) 855 - Crude fat (min) 12 - Crude fibre (max) 21 - Crude ash (max) 19.

Feeding instructions: Batch number, factory registration number and best before date: see information on packaging. To be stored in a cool, dry place. This diet is recommended for all newly diagnosed cases of Diabetes Mellitus until control of clinical signs have been achieved. After that, nutritional management should be guided by the body condition score.* BCS 6 or less: continue Diabetic BCS 7-8-9: transition to Satiety Weight Management *The diabetic patient should be regularly assessed for concurrent disease. If indicated, the nutritional management has to be revised. NOTE: the use of this food may affect the cat's sensitivity to insulin. It is highly recommended that blood glucose and insulin response are monitored when starting or changing the diet so that insulin dosage can be adapted.

 

Cat's weight Pouch (wet) Thin (grams) Thin (cups) Normal (grams) Normal (cups) Overweight (grams) Overweight (cups)
2 1 + 22 2/8 cups 16 1/8 cups 9 1/8 cups
3 1+ 36 3/8 cups 27 3/8 cups 18 2/8 cups
4 1+ 48 4/8 cups 37 3/8 cups 26 2/8 cups
6 1+ 69 7/8 cups 55 5/8 cups 40 4/8 cups
8 1+ 89 1 + 1/8 cups 71 7/8 cups 53 5/8 cups

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