Accepted for Publication: January 10, 2013.
Published Online: July 8, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.317.
Study concept and design: Frederiksen, Eisenbarth, Rewers, Norris.
Acquisition of data: Frederiksen, Lamb, Seifert, Norris.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Frederiksen, Kroehl, Lamb, Barriga, Norris.
Drafting of the manuscript: Frederiksen, Eisenbarth, Norris.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Kroehl, Lamb, Seifert, Barriga, Rewers.
Statistical analysis: Frederiksen, Kroehl, Lamb.
Obtained funding: Rewers, Norris.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Seifert, Rewers.
Study supervision: Norris.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This research was supported by National Institutes of Health grants R01-DK49654 and R01-DK32493 and the Diabetes Endocrine Research Center Clinical Investigation and Bioinformatics Core grant P30 DK 57516.
Additional Contributions: We thank the dedicated and talented staff of the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young for their clinical data and laboratory support. We also thank all the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young children and their families who generously volunteered their time and knowledge.