Published Online: July 1, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.158
Study concept and design: Beyerlein, Ziegler.
Acquisition of data: Ziegler, Pflueger.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Beyerlein, Wehweck.
Drafting of the manuscript: All authors.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Ziegler.
Statistical analysis: Beyerlein, Wehweck.
Obtained funding: Ziegler.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Pflueger.
Study supervision: Ziegler.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by grants ZI 310/14-1, ZI 310/14-2, and BE 4682/1-1from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and by Stiftung “Das zuckerkranke Kind.”
Role of the Sponsors: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: Sandra Hummel, PhD, coordinated the study at the start, Christiane Winkler, PhD, provided database management, Kerstin Adler, PhD, and Ramona Puff, PhD, provided laboratory management, and Annette Knopff, Steffi Krause, Anita Gavrisan, and Marlon Scholz provided expert technical assistance.
Additional Information: This work is partly based on the dissertation of Wehweck at the Technische Universität München.