Funding for this research was provided by:
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (14542-1)
Received: 6 May 2019
Accepted: 18 October 2019
First Online: 9 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The research protocol was approved by the ethics committee of the Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. The research also conformed to the ethical guidelines of the Declaration of Helsinki, as revised in 2013 and a written informed consent was obtained from all participants before enrollment in the study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.