About the Authors

Julia Szendroedi

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine 3, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria , Karl-Landsteiner Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vienna, Austria

Albrecht I Schmid

Affiliations Karl-Landsteiner Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vienna, Austria , High-Field Magnetic Resonance Centre of Excellence, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Marek Chmelik

Affiliations Karl-Landsteiner Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vienna, Austria , High-Field Magnetic Resonance Centre of Excellence, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Christian Toth

Affiliation Karl-Landsteiner Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vienna, Austria

Attila Brehm

Affiliation First Medical Department, Hanusch Hospital, Vienna, Austria

Martin Krssak

Affiliation High-Field Magnetic Resonance Centre of Excellence, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Peter Nowotny

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine 3, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Michael Wolzt

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine 3, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Werner Waldhausl

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine 3, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Michael Roden

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: michael.roden@meduniwien.ac.at

Affiliations Karl-Landsteiner Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vienna, Austria , First Medical Department, Hanusch Hospital, Vienna, Austria

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JS, AIS, MC, CT, AB, MK, PN, MW and WW provided substantial contribution to acquisition and analysis of data and final approval of the version to be published. JS also provided substantial contribution to interpretation of data and drafting the article. AB and WW also provided substantial contribution to the study design. MR provided substantial contribution to conception and design, analysis and interpretation of data, drafted the article, revised the article critically for important intellectual content and approved the version to be published.