Funding for this research was provided by:
Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (18360)
Received: 18 May 2020
Accepted: 4 January 2021
First Online: 12 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the ethics committee of the Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences (RIES), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, and written informed consent was acquired from participants prior to their inclusion in the study.
: Not applicable.
: On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author hereby declares that there is no conflict of interest.