Author Contributions: Dr Levene 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: Levene, Baker, Bankart, Khunti.
Acquisition of data: Levene.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Levene, Baker, Bankart, Khunti.
Drafting of the manuscript: Levene, Baker, Bankart.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Levene, Baker, Bankart, Khunti.
Statistical analysis: Bankart.
Obtained funding: Baker.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Baker.
Study supervision: Baker, Khunti.
Financial Disclosures: Dr Khunti reported being an advisor to the National Screening Committee and being a Clinical Advisor for the Diabetes NICE-led Quality and Outcomes Framework Panel. No other authors reported any financial disclosures.
Funding/Support: The study formed part of the program of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Research and Care (CLARHC) in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, and Rutland. The CLARHC is funded by the NIHR.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding organizations had no role in the design and conduct of the study, in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data, or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect those of the NIHR.