Funding for this research was provided by:
Mannatech Inc. (Coppell, TX).
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Received: 9 November 2018
Accepted: 8 March 2019
First Online: 25 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: As discussed in the Participants section of the manuscript, this study was approved by an institutional review board. Protocol number: IIBSP-SUMMIT-2016-02. All participants provided written consent prior to their participation in the study.
: Not applicable.
: The study was started prior to the corresponding author, Emma Roca joining the Global Scientific Advisory Board (GSAB)* at Mannatech, Inc. as related research to her PhD studies. The study was approved by the supervising Faculty/Professor and the University (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Research Centre for Biomedical Engineering (CREB-UPC) and IRB without input from Mannatech, Inc.
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