About the Authors

Annalijn I. Conklin

Affiliations Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, United Kingdom, WORLD Policy Analysis Center, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Pablo Monsivais

Affiliation Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Kay-Tee Khaw

Affiliation Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Nicholas J. Wareham

Affiliation Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Nita G. Forouhi

nita.forouhi@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk

Affiliation Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

NJW served as a guest editor on PLOS Medicine’s Diabetes Prevention Special Issue.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AIC PM NGF. Performed the experiments: AIC. Analyzed the data: AIC PM NGF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NJW KTK. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: AIC. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: AIC PM NGF NJW. Agree with the manuscript’s results and conclusions: AIC PM NGF NJW KTK. PI of cohort study: NJW KTK. All authors have read, and confirm that they meet, ICMJE criteria for authorship.