About the Authors

Filippo Valbusa

Affiliation Division of General Medicine “Sacro Cuore” Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy

Stefano Bonapace

Affiliation Division of Cardiology, “Sacro Cuore” Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy

Davide Agnoletti

Affiliation Division of General Medicine “Sacro Cuore” Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy

Luca Scala

Affiliation Division of General Medicine “Sacro Cuore” Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy

Cristina Grillo

Affiliation Division of General Medicine “Sacro Cuore” Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy

Pietro Arduini

Affiliation Division of Geriatrics, “Sacro Cuore” Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy

Emanuela Turcato

Affiliation Division of Geriatrics, “Sacro Cuore” Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy

Alessandro Mantovani

Affiliation Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University and Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata of Verona, Verona, Italy

Giacomo Zoppini

Affiliation Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University and Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata of Verona, Verona, Italy

Guido Arcaro

Affiliation Division of General Medicine “Sacro Cuore” Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy

Christopher Byrne

Affiliations Nutrition and Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom, Southampton NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospital Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

Giovanni Targher

giovanni.targher@univr.it

Affiliation Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University and Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata of Verona, Verona, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: FV GT. Data curation: FV SB GT. Formal analysis: FV CB GT. Funding acquisition: GT. Investigation: FV SB DA LS CG PA ET GA. Methodology: FV GT. Project administration: FV GT. Resources: FV GT. Software: FV AM GZ GT. Supervision: GZ CB GT. Validation: FV AM GZ GT. Visualization: FV AM GZ GT. Writing – original draft: GT. Writing – review & editing: FV SB DA LS CG PA ET AM GZ GA CB GT.