Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação Carlos Chagas Filho de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (1989.0246.5)
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (563753/2010-2)
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Received: 11 March 2018
Accepted: 17 July 2018
First Online: 8 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Ethics Committee of Pedro Ernesto University Hospital, at State University of Rio de Janeiro (protocol: CEP/HUPE 2769/2010), which was the coordinator center, and by the follow local ethics committee of each center: Ethics Committee of Unifesp (Federal University of São Paulo); Ethics Committee of Clementino Fraga Filho University Hospital; Ethics Committee of CEDEBA (Centro de Endocrinologia e Diabetes do Estado da Bahia); Ethics Committee of UFRGS (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul); Ethics Committee of UNICAMP (University of Campinas); Ethics Committee of Hospital Regional de Taguatinga; Ethics Committee of Bauru’s diabetics association; Ethics Committee of João de Barros Barreto University Hospital; Ethics Committee of USP (University of Sao Paulo); Ethics Committee of Walter Cantidio University Hospital and Ethics Committee of UFPR (Ferderal University of Paraná). All participants or their guardians signed informed consent.
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