WARNING: Feeding this food generally improves the dog’s insulin sensitivity. When initiating this diet, it is highly recommended to monitor blood glucose so that insulin dosage can be adjusted.
Glucomodulation: specific formula to help in the management of postprandial blood glucose in diabetic dogs
High protein: high protein content for maintenance of muscle mass which is essential in overweight diabetic dogs
Low starch: formula that contains a reduced level of starch
Antioxidant complex: a synergistic complex of antioxidants to help neutralise free radicals
Duration of treatment:
Royal Canin Veterinary Diet – Diabetic DS 37 should be fed for the pet’s lifetime.
Diabetes mellitus promotes oxidative stress, which in turn favours the development of the diabetes-associated chronic complications (Opara 2002). A high level of antioxidants helps combat this.