Author Contributions: Drs Schneider and Kreitschmann-Andermahr had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Drs Schneider and Kreitschmann-Andermahr contributed equally as primary coauthors.
Study concept and design: Schneider, Kreitschmann-Andermahr, Ghigo, Stalla, Agha.
Acquisition of data: Schneider, Kreitschmann-Andermahr, Agha.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Schneider, Kreitschmann-Andermahr, Agha.
Drafting of the manuscript: Schneider, Kreitschmann-Andermahr, Agha.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Kreitschmann-Andermahr, Ghigo, Stalla, Agha.
Statistical analysis: Schneider.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Schneider, Agha.
Study supervision: Ghigo, Stalla, Agha.
Financial Disclosures: Dr Schneider reported receiving speaker fees and travel grants from Pfizer, and travel grants from Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Serono. Dr Kreitschmann-Andermahr reported receiving speaker fees, travel grants, and research grants from Pfizer and Novo Nordisk as well as travel grants from Ipsen and Novartis, and being a member of the German KIMS board. Dr Ghigo reported receiving speaker and/or consultant fees from Pfizer, Serono, Eli Lilly, Novartis, and Ipsen. Dr Stalla reported receiving speaker and/or consultant fees from Pfizer, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, and Ispen, travel grants from Pfizer, and research grants from Eli-Lilly, Pfizer, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, and Ipsen. Dr Agha reported receiving unrestricted educational grants from Pfizer Endocrine Care and Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals.
Additional Contributions: Alexander Yassouridis, PhD, provided statistical advice and calculations. Eva Maria Poll provided editorial assistance in preparing the manuscript. Dr Yassouridis and Ms Poll were not compensated for their contributions.