Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET m/d Cat Food

For the Nutritional Management of Cats with Obesity or Diabetes

Prescription Diet® m/d® GlucoSupport Feline is a high protein food that features consistent carbohydrate levels across all product forms, which helps stabilize blood glucose levels in diabetic cats

  • Prescription Diet® m/d® GlucoSupport Feline cat food is also an alternative nutritional therapy for weight loss in cats. With the highest levels of L-Carnitine that alters a cats unique metabolism to reduce body fat and maintain muscle mass.
  • Prescription Diet® m/d® GlucoSupport Feline cat food has added Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil to help combat inflammation. Diabetes and obesity are inflammatory conditions.

The nutritional formulation of Prescription Diet® m/d® GlucoSupport may also be useful for cats with a variety of conditions.

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  • Key Benefits

    For the Nutritional Management of Cats with Obesity or Diabetes

    Prescription Diet® m/d® GlucoSupport Feline is a high protein food that features consistent carbohydrate levels across all product forms, which helps stabilize blood glucose levels in diabetic cats

    • Prescription Diet® m/d® GlucoSupport Feline cat food is also an alternative nutritional therapy for weight loss in cats. With the highest levels of L-Carnitine that alters a cats unique metabolism to reduce body fat and maintain muscle mass.
    • Prescription Diet® m/d® GlucoSupport Feline cat food has added Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil to help combat inflammation. Diabetes and obesity are inflammatory conditions.

    The nutritional formulation of Prescription Diet® m/d® GlucoSupport may also be useful for cats with a variety of conditions.


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    Indications:

    Obesity and diabetes mellitus

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing kittens, pregnant or nursing cats.
    • Patients with kidney disease, concurrent use of urinary acidifiers, debilitation or dehydration.

    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    Prescription Diet® m/d® GlucoSupport Feline is clinically proven to alter a cat’s metabolism for effective weight loss. 1

    • In a clinical study of overweight cats fed m/d® GlucoSupport Feline (canned) 1 :
      – 75% reached their ideal body weight within 20 weeks
      – Average weight loss was 25%, consistent with appropriate medical guidelines
      – Lean muscle mass and liver health were maintained during weight loss.
    • In a clinical study of diabetic cats fed m/d® GlucoSupport Feline 1 :
      – Good glycemic control was maintained
      – Glucose levels were controlled
      – Owners reported their pets experienced improved quality of life.

     

     

    Additional Info:

    • For optimum results, full client cooperation must be obtained, and all food intake must be strictly controlled. After reaching the target body weight, feed according to Adult Maintenance feeding guide, and adjust as needed to avoid weight gain and maintain optimum body weight.
    • Determine the amount to feed based on the TARGET WEIGHT rather than the current weight.
    • S+OXSHIELD™: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

    Other Products to Consider

    • For obesity management: Prescription Diet® r/d® Feline.
    • For diabetes mellitus: Prescription Diet® w/d® Multi-Benefit Feline or Prescription Diet® r/d® Feline.

    References:

    1. Data on file, Hills Pet Nutrition, Inc.



  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. Monitoring your patient's condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.

    • Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & treats exclusively
    • Determine the amount to feed based on the ideal weight rather than the current weight.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period.
    • Do not allow obese cats to consume less than 80% of recommended feeding amount. Fasting may increase the risk of hepatic lipidosis.

    Feeding Guide

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
    Ideal Body Weight kg Cans 156g Cans 156g
    2 1/2 4/5
    3 3/4 1
    4 1 1 1/3
    5 1 1/5 1 2/3
    6 1 1/4 1 4/5
    7 + 1/4 per kg 1/3 per kg

    Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET m/d Cat Food is a complete dietetic pet food for adult cats for regulation of glucose supply (diabetes mellitus) and for the reduction of excessive body weight. This dietetic pet food contains a low level of rapid glucose-releasing carbohydrates and has a low energy density.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Original: Pork, animal fat, maize starch, potato protein, minerals, cellulose, fish oil, taurine, various sugars, dried egg yolk, vitamins and trace elements.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    173 kcal / 5.5 oz (156 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 13.1 52.1 11.9 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 6.3 24.8 5.7 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.7 2.7 0.6 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 3.3 13.1 3.0 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.22 0.88 201 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.17 0.66 151 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.13 0.50 114 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.23 0.90 205 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.014 0.055 12 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.14 0.56 125 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 43 ppm 171 ppm 3.89 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 156 IU/kg 618 IU/kg 14.06 IU / 100 kcal
    Ash 1.8 7.3 1.7 g / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.40 ppm 1.60 ppm 0.04 mg / 100 kcal
    Moisture 74.8
    Vitamin A 58274 IU/kg 231403 IU/kg 5269 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 231 IU/kg 919 IU/kg 20.9 IU / 100 kcal

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