Purina Veterinary Diets® DCO Dual Fiber Control® Canine Formula
The role of dietary management in canine diabetes mellitus and colitis is to provide a proper balance of total nutrients while meeting the special dietary needs of the patient. Complex carbohydrates and dietary fiber help to delay the absorption of glucose from the intestinal tract and minimize postprandial fluctuation of glucose in dogs with diabetes mellitus. Soluble fiber in the diet may also prolong gastrointestinal transit time, allow greater water absorption, and promote the production of short chain fatty acids which nourish the intestinal mucosa.
Purina Veterinary Diets ® DCO Dual Fiber Control ® canine formula provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of the adult dog and has been formulated to achieve the following characteristics:
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Diets with these nutritional modifications have been recommended for dogs with some forms of the following conditions:
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FEEDING AND ADMINISTRATION:
The following feeding program is recommended as a guideline only, with discretionary clinical adjustments for proper weight maintenance.
Whole grain corn, dried beet pulp**, poultry by-product meal, corn gluten meal, pearled barley, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols (form of Vitamin E), pea fiber, animal digest, wheat bran, calcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, dried whey, salt, fish oil, potassium chloride, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, choline chloride, Vitamin E supplement, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, niacin, manganese sulfate, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, 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.
**15% - a source of fiber
Bags of 6, 18 and 32 lbs.