About the Authors

Andrea Egger

Affiliation Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

Roland Kreis

Affiliation Department of Clinical Research, Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Methodology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Sabin Allemann

Affiliation Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

Christoph Stettler

Affiliation Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

Peter Diem

Affiliation Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

Tania Buehler

Affiliation Department of Clinical Research, Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Methodology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Chris Boesch

Affiliation Department of Clinical Research, Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Methodology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Emanuel R. Christ

emanuel.christ@insel.ch

Affiliation Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EC CB. Performed the experiments: AE SA TB EC. Analyzed the data: SA RK CB TB EC. Wrote the paper: EC AE CS RK CB PD.