Homemade dog food for dogs with diabetes
Recipes for dogs with diabetes
Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common endocrine diseases of dogs. In comparison to humans, diabetes in dogs is almost always type I diabetes. Dog diabetes type I caused by insufficient production of insulin by beta cells of the pancreas. Decrease production of insulin cause increase in blood glucose level. Because of the luck of the insulin produced by the pancreas, supplementation is important to maintain normal metabolic state of the body.
It is common for dog with diabetes to have poor appetite or to refuse to eat prescribed food. This is why many dog owners turn to homemade diet for dogs with diabetes. Ingredients are the most important part of proper nutrition. Dog owners should know important facts about ingredients they use for meal of dog with diabetes.
To prepare homemade diet for dogs with diabetes, recipe should be balanced, contain high quality protein and higher levels of fiber. Also the diet should be restricted in cholesterol and polysaturated fats.
Turkey breast no skin 80g
Cottage cheese low fat 100g
Cereals wheat bran, no salt, no sugar 100
Carrots (boiled drained) 10g
Canola oil 14g
Foods reach in fiber, high in protein and low in starch that can be incorporated into the homemade food for dogs with diabetes:
All homemade food recipes for sick dogs are provided as general information to help you understand and formulate healthy meals for your dog. Guidelines were used when creating each recipe and should also be reviewed by your veterinarian prior to changing your dog’s diet. Always consult a veterinarian before starting your dog on any new diet. Adjustments may need to be made to guarantee your pet receives the correct quantities of vitamins and minerals.