Purina Glucotest Feline Urinary Glucose Detection System (1 Packet) available on February 21 2018 from Amazon for 6.50
UPC bar code 017800016803 ξ1 registered October 22 2013
Product category is Pet Cat
Manufacturered by Purina
Product weight is 0.19 lbs.
Purina Glucotest brand Feline Urinary Glucose Detection System gives you an easier way to help ensure diabetic cats are well controlled at home. * The indicator pieces work in the litter box to alert owners of changes in urine glucose levels that may require veterinary attention. * Glucotest is added to your usual cat box filler and reacts to urine with distinct color changes to indicate the level of glucose in your cat's urine. * Determine your diabetic cat's condition at home * Work with your veterinarian to achieve optimal glucose control. Now there's an easier way to help ensure diabetic cats are well controlled at home - with the Purina Glucotest brand Feline Urinary Glucose Detection System. The indicator pieces work in the litter box to alert owners of changes in urine glucose levels that may require veterinary attention.
Our cat was recently diagnosed with diabetes. He hates going to the vet, and from what I have read glucose readings spike when the cat is under stress, so we wanted to be able to test at home. Our cat is already unhappy with insulin shots, so we did not want to have to poke him and draw blood to test his insulin.We just received the Glucotest pack and I have to say this is the easiest way to monitor glucose. I know it's working, because my cat without diabetes uses the box and the test strips do not registe..
This is a terriffic way to confirm a tentative diagnosis of diabetes in a cat without the trauma of taking your cat to the vet or trying to hold a strip to them while urinating. You sprinkle some sugar-detecting "confetti" in the litter box and check it each day for color change. In our Simba, we confirmed high blood sugar and immediately took her off her existing kibble diet (kibbles are generally high in carbohydrates as well as grain products such as flour and gluten that cats and dogs can't metabolize..