Funding for this research was provided by:
Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (301520, 273738)
Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Santé (27127, 34939, 26993, 34875)
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Received: 1 February 2019
Revised: 16 May 2019
Accepted: 13 June 2019
First Online: 5 July 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: The scientific guarantor of this publication is Dr. An Tang.
: The authors of this manuscript declare relationships with the following company: Philips Healthcare Canada (Guillaume Gilbert is an employee of Philips Healthcare Canada).
: Dr. Marie-Pierre Sylvestre is one of the authors and has significant statistical expertise.
: Written informed consent was obtained from all subjects in this study.
: Institutional Review Board approval was obtained for the two participating institutions, Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) and McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).
: • prospective• cross-sectional study• multicenter study