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Table 1 Recommendations of the Indonesian type 2 Diabetes Mellitus guideline assessed in the questionnaire

From: Awareness, agreement, adoption and adherence to type 2 diabetes mellitus guidelines: a survey of Indonesian primary care physicians

  Statements in the guideline
Recommendation 1 Screening for type 2 diabetes should be performed in all patients with any of the risk factor listed in the guidelines.
Recommendation 2 In patients with classic DM symptoms, one random blood (plasma) glucose test with result >200 mg/dL is enough to confirm the diagnosis.
Recommendation 3 For newly diagnosed patients, management should be started with meal planning and exercise for 2–4 weeks.
Recommendation 4 Sulfonylurea is the drug of choice for normal and underweight patients.
Recommendation 5 Most patients should achieve Fasting Blood Glucose (FBG) of <100 mg/dL and 2-hour post-prandial Blood Glucose (2-h pp BG) of <140 mg/dL.
Recommendation 6 Blood pressure should be reduced to below 130/80 mmHg.
Recommendation 7 Statin should be prescribed to people with type 2 diabetes who are over 40 years old or have CVD risk.