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Self-managment

Home management includes:

- Weight reduction of ≥ 5%
- Reduction of dietary fat to ≤ 30% of calorie intake
- Reduction of saturated fat to ≤ 10% of calorie intake
- Increased intake of dietary fibre
- Moderate-intensity exercise for ≥ 30 minutes per day.
- Regular glucose measurements
- Taking medication such as metformin and glitazones or insulin at right time.