Overview

The Power to Nutritionally Manage Your Cat with Diabetes Mellitus.

High protein and low carbohydrate to help support the unique nutritional needs of diabetic cats

High level of antioxidants

These diets promote a urinary environment unfavourable to the development of both struvite and calcium oxalate crystals

DM Dietetic Management can be used in the nutritional management of cats with:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Enteritis
  • Persistent hyperglycemia
  • Chronic diarrhoea
Feeding

Using a standard 250-ml measuring cup which contains approximately 144 g of Purina® Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets DM Dietetic Management Feline Formula.

 

The following feeding program is recommended as a guideline only, with discretionary clinical adjustments for proper weight maintenance. With your veterinarian’s approval, offer increasing amounts of the new food with decreasing amounts of the old food

 

Dry

 

Body Weight (kg) Approximate Number of Grams/Day
1.4 – 2.3 kg 18 – 36 g
2.7 – 3.6 kg 36 – 48 g
4.1 – 5.5 kg 48- 72 g
5.9 – 7.3 kg 72 – 108 g
7.7 – 9.1 kg 108- 144 g
9.5 – 11.3 kg 144 – 161 g

 

Canned

 

Body Weight (kg) Approximate Number of 5.5 oz cans/Day
2.3 kg ¾
3.6 kg 1⅛
5.5 kg
7.3 kg
9.1 kg 2⅞
11.4 kg

Provide adequate fresh water in a clean container. For your pet’s health, see your veterinarian regularly.

Composition

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. A-2561

Canned

Liver, poultry by-products, meat by-products, water sufficient for processing, chicken, salmon, oat fiber, salmon meal, artificial and natural flavors, calcium sulfate, guar gum, potassium chloride, carrageenan, salt, Vitamin E supplement, mono and dicalcium phosphate, taurine, thiamine mononitrate, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, niacin, calcium pantothenate, copper sulfate, Vitamin A supplement, manganese sulfate, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, biotin, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, potassium iodide. A-2530

KEY NUTRIENTS Unit Dry Canned
Protein (Min) % 51 11.5
Fat (Min) % 15 4.5
Fibre (Max) % 3 2.0
Moisture (Max) % 12 78
Ash (Max) % 7.5 N/A
Calcium (Ca) (Min) % 0.9 N/A
Phosphorus (P) (Min) % 0.8 N/A
Vitamin A (Min)  IU/kg 18,000 N/A
Vitamin E (Min)  IU/kg 100 N/A
Carbohydrate* (Max) % 18 N/A
Metabolizable Energy (ME) kcal/g 4.118 1.227

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.