Accepted for Publication: October 2, 2009.
Author Contributions: Dr Yancy, together with those responsible for analysis and interpretation of the data, had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Yancy, Westman, McDuffie, Grambow, and Oddone. Acquisition of data: Yancy, McDuffie, Bolton, and Chalecki. Analysis and interpretation of data: Yancy, McDuffie, Grambow, Jeffreys, Bolton, Chalecki, and Oddone. Drafting of the manuscript: Yancy, McDuffie, Grambow, and Bolton. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Yancy, Westman, McDuffie, Grambow, Jeffreys, Chalecki, and Oddone. Statistical analysis: Grambow and Jeffreys. Obtained funding: Yancy and Oddone. Administrative, technical, and material support: McDuffie, Bolton, Chalecki, and Oddone. Study supervision: Yancy, Westman, Grambow, and Chalecki.
Financial Disclosure: Drs Yancy and Westman have received grants from the Robert C. Atkins Foundation to perform clinical research.
Funding/Support: Funding for this study was provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (CLIN-5-03F). Dr Yancy is supported by a VA Health Services Research Career Development Award (RCD 02-183-1).
Role of the Sponsor: The sponsor had no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the article for publication.
Additional Contributions: Marjorie Foy, MA, Dawn Penn, PhD, Shoshana Ungerleider, Beatrice Hong, MD, and Alex Cho, MD, MBA, assisted with the interventions and data collection; Maren Olsen provided statistical expertise during study design and data analysis; and a data and safety monitoring board (David Edelman, MD, Morris Weinberger, PhD, and Kevin Anstrom, PhD) reviewed the study protocol.
This article was corrected for errors on July 23, 2015.