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BOF: 3.61

A 47-year-old male who is obese and is a known hypertensive presents with a history of passing a lot of urine and waking up in the night to pass urine. He also complains of feeling thirsty all the time. He feels lethargic and feels he may have lost some weight although he has not weighed himself.

His general practitioner has arranged a fasting blood sugar and the value is as follows:

Fasting venous glucose 12.3 mmol/L

In this patient the diagnosis is:

a)      Impaired glucose tolerance

b)      Impaired fasting glucose

c)      Diabetes mellitus

d)     Metabolic syndrome

e)      Cushing’s syndrome

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