Funding for this research was provided by:
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (UL1 TR000135)
National Institute on Aging (1K23AG051679-01A1)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (K23 DK109134)
Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
Received: 7 September 2016
Accepted: 29 September 2017
First Online: 25 October 2017
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Mayo Clinic IRB approval nr: 12-004234 and the USRDS by D. Paul Eggers Kidney and Urology Epidemiology, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases Bethesda Maryland.
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