About the Authors

Teresa Tamayo

teresa.tamayo@ddz.uni-duesseldorf.de

Affiliation Institute of Biometrics and Epidemiology, German Diabetes Center, Leibniz Center for Diabetes Research at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Wolfgang Rathmann

Affiliation Institute of Biometrics and Epidemiology, German Diabetes Center, Leibniz Center for Diabetes Research at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Ursula Krämer

Affiliation Institute for Environmental Medicine (IUF), Leibniz Center at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Dorothea Sugiri

Affiliation Institute for Environmental Medicine (IUF), Leibniz Center at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Matthias Grabert

Affiliation Institute for Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany

Reinhard W. Holl

Affiliation Institute for Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WR RH UK TT. Analyzed the data: RH MG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RH DS. Wrote the paper: TT.