Funding for this research was provided by:
Sapienza Università di Roma (research projects 2017)
Regione Autonoma della Sardegna (RAS 2007 (number CRP-59453))
Associazione Medici Diabetologi (Bando 5 per mille Fondazione AMD 2016)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-02-13
Received: 27 December 2018
Accepted: 2 February 2019
First Online: 13 February 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare no potential conflicts of interests relevant to this study.
: The study was approved by the Ethical Committee of the University of Cagliari and conducted in conformance with the Helsinki Declaration.
: Written consent was obtained from all the adult patients before the study. For children, written consent was obtained from the next of kin on behalf of the minors/children.