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Table 2 Inclusion criteria for physicians and patients

From: Understanding the barriers and improving care in type 2 diabetes: Brazilian perspective in time to do more in diabetes

Physician screening criteria Patient screening criteria
3–35 years in practice Confirmed diagnosis of T2DM
Spend at least 70% of time in patient management
Every month see at least 50 patients with T2DM (for PCPs), 100 patients for specialists
Prescribes oral and/or injectableT2DM treatments
Quotas on age, gender, number of pills taken in a day, economic background (low, average, high income brackets)
  1. PCPs primary care physicians, T2DM type 2 diabetes mellitus