Funding for this research was provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (R01HL085757)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (U01DK082185, F31DK108356, K23DK080132, R01DK096549, K24DK090203)
Received: 23 July 2017
Accepted: 3 January 2018
First Online: 12 January 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All participants provided written informed consent and each institution’s research ethics board approved the study.
: Not applicable.
: PK has received grants/honorarium/consultancies from Abbott Laboratories, Beckman Coulter, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Randox Laboratories, Roche Diagnostics, and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics for laboratory/biomarker testing.
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