Specific formula to help in the management of post-prandial blood glucose in diabetic cats.

High Protein

High protein content. Maintenance of muscle mass is essential in diabetic cats.

Low starch

Formula that contains a reduced level of starch.

S/O Index

This product creates an unfavourable environment for the creation of calcium oxalate and struvite uroliths in the urine.

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.

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Composition: Dehydrated poultry protein, barley, wheat gluten*, maize gluten, soya protein isolate*, tapioca, animal fats, hydrolysed animal proteins, vegetable fibres, chicory pulp, minerals, fish oil, psyllium husks and seeds, fructo-oligo-saccharides, soya oil, marigold extract (source of lutein). Sources of carbohydrates: barley, tapioca. *L.I.P. (Low Indigestible Protein): protein selected because of its very high assimilation.

Analytical constituants: Protein: 46.0% - Fat content: 12.0% - NFE: 25.7% - Crude fibres: 3.8% - Dietary fibre: 11.3% - Starch: 18.8% - Omega 6: 2.75% -  Omega 3: 0.72% - Arginine: 2.73% - EPA + DHA: 0.30% - Calcium: 0.92% - Phosphorus: 0.91% - Sodium: 0.40% - Metabolisable energy: 385 kcal/100 g.

Nutritional additives: Vitamin A: 25000 IU, Vitamin D3: 1000 IU, Iron: 33 mg, Iodine: 3.3 mg, Copper: 10 mg, Manganese: 43 mg, Zinc : 130 mg, Selenium: 0.05 mg - Preservatives - Antioxidants.

Feeding instructions: Water should be available at all times. 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 weightPouch (wet)Thin (grams)Thin (cups)Normal (grams)Normal (cups)Overweight (grams)Overweight (cups)
2kg1+222/8 cup161/8 cup91/8 cup
3kg1+363/8 cup273/8 cup182/8 cup
4kg1+484/8 cup373/8 cup262/8 cup
6kg1+697/8 cup555/8 cup404/8 cup
8kg1+891+1/8 cup717/8 cup535/8 cup

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