For example, let’s consider a cat that is currently eating Hill’s Prescription dry w/d with 37% of its calories coming from carbs and he is suddenly switched to a canned food with less than 10% carbs. If the insulin is not lowered accordingly, an overdose of insulin will occur. Please do not underestimate the favorable impact that a low-carb diet has on decreasing the blood glucose level of a cat. As stated at the beginning of this page, many cats no longer need any insulin once on a low carb diet. Others have a drastic decrease in the amount of insulin needed to maintain an optimal blood glucose level.
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But “grain-free” does not mean “carbohydrate-free.” Starch, a type of carbohydrate, is essential to the formation of cat food kibble. Without starch, the kibble will not hold together. Dry foods have to contain a significant amount of carbohydrate. The manufacturers of the grain-free products simply switch out the grains for non-grain carbohydrate sources. Take a look at the ingredient list. I guarantee you will see potato, sweet potato, tapioca, or other non-grain carbohydrates.
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