About the Authors

Andrea O. Y. Luk

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

andrealuk@cuhk.edu.hk

Affiliations Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Calvin Ke

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Eric S. H. Lau

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Hongjiang Wu

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

William Goggins

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Ronald C. W. Ma

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Elaine Chow

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Alice P. S. Kong

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Wing-Yee So

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Juliana C. N. Chan

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Competing Interests

RCWM acknowledges receiving research support (outside of this work) from AstraZeneca, Bayer, Pfizer for conducting clinical trials and honoraria or consultancy fees from AstraZeneca and Boehringer Ingelheim, all of which has been donated to the Chinese University of Hong Kong to support diabetes research. RCWM is a member of the Editorial Board of PLoS Medicine. AOYL acknowledges receiving research support (outside of this work) from Boehringer Ingelheim, MSD, Sanofi, Amgen and travel grants from travel grant from AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, MSD, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi. JCNC and RCWM are cofounders of GemVCare, a diabetes genetic testing laboratory, which was established through support from the Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU) from the Hong Kong Government Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC).