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Weight control and glucose management for overweight cats. Almost 50% of the pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can lead to serious health problems. Extra weight reduces play time, impacts mobility and affects the general health of your cat. Factors contributing to weight gain include age, lack of exercise and overfeeding. Many commercial pet foods are loaded with salt and fat, which improve the taste but also have dramatic effects on your cat's weight and overall health. Along with frequent physical exercise, choosing the right food plays a very important role in helping cats reach their proper weight. At Hills, nutritionists and veterinarians have developed clinical nutrition especially formulated to help cats effectively lose weight and maintain appropriate glucose levels.
* Clinically proven low carbohydrate, high protein nutrition helps your cat burn fat and maintain lean muscle
* Clinically proven weight control plus glucose management
* High level of taurine to help maintain normal levels of insulin
* High level of arginine to support insulin secretion
* Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system
This food requires a veterinary prescription.
Hill's is updating their Prescription Diet® packaging and a portion of the name. With Prescription Diet® m/d®, the current descriptor is "Weight Management"; in 2015 it will be "Glucose/Weight Management".
Pork By-Products, Pork Liver, Water, Corn Starch, Powdered Cellulose, Soy Protein Isolate, Chicken Fat, Calcium Carbonate, Guar Gum, Locust Bean Gum, Calcium Sulfate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Carrageenan, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid (source of vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Rice Flour, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, Beta-Carotene.
(based on 13 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Most Liked Positive Review
My cat, Dolly, loves this food.
My cat, Dolly, has a liver problem. She must eat and drink regularly so her liver functions properly. My veterinarian recommended the Hills Prescription diet to help maintain a healthy weight and,...Read complete review
My cat, Dolly, has a liver problem. She must eat and drink regularly so her liver functions properly. My veterinarian recommended the Hills Prescription diet to help maintain a healthy weight and, at the same time, stimulate her appetite. Dolly loves the canned food and the dry food. I am so grateful she is eating a good diet and feeling well.
Most Liked Negative Review
Hill's is a deceitful company with absolutely no morality. This food is absolutely way too high in carbohydrates to be recommended as 'healthy' or 'low carb'. Hill's has not allowed 3 prior...Read complete review
Hill's is a deceitful company with absolutely no morality. This food is absolutely way too high in carbohydrates to be recommended as 'healthy' or 'low carb'. Hill's has not allowed 3 prior reviews to be posted to this website, while all I am trying to do is share this information. A cat food with 18% carb content is not 'low carb'. Period.
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from Longmont, CO, United States
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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By Betty, a cat lover
from Yuma, AZ
About Me Long-time Pet Owner
Comments about Hill's Prescription Diet m/d Feline Glucose Weight Management Pork Formula Canned Cat Food:
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
A winner in my home!
from Detroit, MI, United States
A little pricey for the 8lb bag, but 3 out of 4 cats love it!
M/D Cat Food
Both of our cats like this food. It has helped to maintain their weight and glucose levels.
Loved it for the first two week
Prescribed by the vet. But he will refuse it more often than not. How to get hon to ear it is the current challenge.
Great food, need better coupons!
from Des Moines, IA, United States
I bought an 8 lb bag of dry and 6 cans a few days ago. My cat likes the food and eats well. He has not had any set backs since starting Hill's Prescription MD. There are no other choices of food to buy for my cats condition. The price is very high and my income is not. I have an obligation to my pet to keep him healthy and loved. The coupons I get help, I sure wish they were a higher $ value.
from Prince George, Va
My cat has 2 different medical issues that require special food. This cat food works for both and he loves eating it.
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from Parkville, MD
We started using this product a few months ago, as prescribed by our vet. Our cat "Lilly" loves the taste and it appears to be working towards getting back her "girlish figure".
My cats and the Hills Prescription Diet Food
from Louisville, KY
I started feeding this to my two cats about one month ago. I started giving it to them gradually mixed with their current food. They picked out the Hills food and left the other. They really enjoy it. I am told it is intentionally made in large pieces so that it helps their teeth when they chew it. They make a little mess around the food bowl but it is worth it.
from Roswell, Georgia, United States
We see the benefits after three months but now he seems to walk away from the bowl more. Too bad there was not a chicken or fish variety.
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