Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81671386)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-08-06
Received: 27 April 2019
Accepted: 17 July 2019
First Online: 6 August 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: The collection of the hospital database in Wuhan Union Hospital for generating prediction models for T2DM development was approved by the ethics committee of the Medical Ethics Committee of the Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Verbal informed consent was obtained from each participant and was recorded by the physician who explained the study procedures. Written informed consent was not required because the data were anonymous, and the study was an observational one.
: Written informed consent for publication was obtained from all participants.