Funding for this research was provided by:
The Diabetes Masters Conference
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Received: 11 December 2017
Accepted: 9 March 2018
First Online: 15 March 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the following Institutional Review Boards: Institutional Review Board of Chiba University Hospital (ID number: G25019) and National Hospital Organization Chiba Medical Center Research Review Board. Tokuyama Clinic was assessed at the Institutional Review Board of Chiba University Hospital, which was the centralized IRB (ID number: N25031). Signed written informed consent was obtained from all patients. The study was conducted in full compliance with the articles of the Declaration of Helsinki.
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