About the Authors

Anke Tönjes

Anke.Toenjes@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Mathias Fasshauer

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Jürgen Kratzsch

Affiliation Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Michael Stumvoll

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Matthias Blüher

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MF MS MB. Performed the experiments: JK MB. Analyzed the data: AT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MF JK MB. Wrote the paper: AT MS MB.