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BMC Endocrine Disorders

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Serum prolactin concentrations as risk factor of metabolic syndrome or type 2 diabetes?

  • Lisa Balbach1,
  • Henri Wallaschofski1, 2,
  • Henry Völzke2, 3,
  • Matthias Nauck1, 2,
  • Marcus Dörr2, 4 and
  • Robin Haring1, 2Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Endocrine Disorders201313:12

Received: 1 October 2012

Accepted: 15 March 2013

Published: 21 March 2013

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Original Submission
1 Oct 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - shih-yi Lin
24 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Vaia Lambadiari
14 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - Robin Haring
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
21 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6823-13-12

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald
DZHK (German Centre for Cardiovascular Research), partner site Greifswald
Institute for Community Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald
Department of Cardiology, University Medicine Greifswald