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BOF: 3.62

A 52-year-old obese female who is on treatment for hypertension has had an oral glucose tolerance test.

The results are as follows:

Fasting plasma glucose 6.8 mmol/L

2 h Glucose 10.3 mmol/L

Which of the following interventions will prevent this patient progressing to develop overt diabetes mellitus:

a)      Treatment with metformin

b)      Treatment with an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI)

c)      Treatment with pioglitazone

d)      Lifestyle adjustment (diet and exercise)

e)      Treatment with acarbose

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