Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Seligman, Jacobs, and Fernandez. Acquisition of data: Seligman, Jacobs, Lopez, and Fernandez. Analysis and interpretation of data: Seligman, Jacobs, Sarkar, Tschann, and Fernandez. Drafting of the manuscript: Seligman and Fernandez. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Seligman, Jacobs, Lopez, Sarkar, Tschann, and Fernandez. Statistical analysis: Seligman and Tschann. Obtained funding: Seligman, Jacobs, and Fernandez. Administrative, technical, and material support: Jacobs, Lopez, and Fernandez. Study supervision: Jacobs and Fernandez.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This project was supported by funding from the Russell Sage Foundation and The Commonwealth Fund. Dr Seligman is supported by NIH/NCRR/OD UCSF-CTSI grant KL2 RR024130 from the National Institutes of Health. Dr Fernandez receives additional support from an Arnold P. Gold Foundation Professorship.
Role of the Sponsors: The funders did not participate in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Disclaimer: The content of this article is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.
Previous Presentations: This work has been presented in abstract form at the following meetings: Clinical and Translational Research and Education Meeting, ACRT/SCTS Joint Annual Meeting; April 6, 2010; Washington, DC; Society of General Internal Medicine Meeting, May 1, 2010, Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Diabetes Translation Conference; April 13-15, 2010; Kansas City, Missouri.