A high protein, low carbohydrate food proven to help manage cats with diabetes mellitus.
KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS Carbohydrate Low Encourages fat metabolism to provide energy. Helps improve insulin sensitivity and blood glucose regulation. Protein High Helps preserve lean body mass. Helps provide a more uniform supply of glucose via gluconeogenesis. L-Carnitine Supplemented Helps improve glucose utilisation. Contributes to faster weight reduction and maintenance of lean muscle mass. Arginine Increased Helps stimulate insulin secretion Fibre Moderate Promotes satiety. Helps improve glycaemic control. Superior antioxidant formula Added Helps neutralise free radicals that can lead to diabetic complications.
- Diabetes mellitus
- Overweight cats
- Not recommended for cats with chronic kidney disease
Not Recommended For:
- Pregnant or lactating queens
- Cats with chronic kidney disease
- Monitor insulin dosage closely. After changing to m/d™ Feline the requirements for insulin may decrease significantly. It is recommended that when switching to m/d™ Feline the effect of insulin should be monitored; initially the dose may need to be reduced by 25-50 %, especially if a cat has been receiving a high dose of insulin.
- Do not allow obese cats to fast for more than 2 days.
Other Products to Consider
Other products to consider
For weight loss:
- Prescription Diet™ Metabolic Feline
- Prescription Diet™ r/d™ Feline
For diabetes mellitus:
- Prescription Diet™ w/d™ Feline
How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.
These ranges are a starting point only, because cats' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimal body weight.
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.
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.
173 kcal / 5.5 oz (156 g) can
Nutrient As Fed1
As Fed, Caloric Basis3
Moisture 74.8 Protein 13.1 52.1 11.9 g / 100 kcal Fat 6.3 24.8 5.7 g / 100 kcal Carbohydrate / NFE 3.3 13.1 3.0 g / 100 kcal Crude Fiber 0.7 2.7 0.6 g / 100 kcal Ash 1.8 7.3 1.7 g / 100 kcal Calcium 0.22 0.88 201 mg / 100 kcal Phosphorous 0.17 0.66 151 mg / 100 kcal Potassium 0.23 0.90 205 mg / 100 kcal Sodium 0.13 0.50 114 mg / 100 kcal Magnesium 0.014 0.055 12 mg / 100 kcal Taurine 0.14 0.56 125 mg / 100 kcal Vitamin A 58274 IU/kg 231403 IU/kg 5269 IU / 100 kcal Vitamin C 43 ppm 171 ppm 3.89 mg / 100 kcal Vitamin D 231 IU/kg 919 IU/kg 20.9 IU / 100 kcal Vitamin E 156 IU/kg 618 IU/kg 14.06 IU / 100 kcal Beta-Carotene 0.40 ppm 1.60 ppm 0.04 mg / 100 kcal