Curr Opin Cardiol 2021 Apr 28. Epub 2021 Apr 28.
Clinical Emergency Hospital of Bucharest University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila", Bucharest, Romania Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, First Department of Internal Medicine, Diabetes Center, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece Department of Health Promotion Sciences Maternal and Infantile Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (PROMISE), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy Camelia C. Diaconu and Florentina Furtunescu contributed equally to this article.
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