We thank all the participating parents and children in the DiPiS study. We thank Å. Lernmark for support and valuable comments on the manuscript. The members of the DiPiS study group are: C. Andersson, R. Bennet, I. Jönsson, M. Ask, J. Bremer, C. Brundin, C. Cilio, C. Hansson, G. Hansson, S. Ivarsson, B. Jonsdottir, Å Lernmark, B. Lindberg, B. Lernmark, Z. Mestan, A. Ramelius, I. Wigheden, U.-M. Carlsson (Department of Clinical sciences Malmö, Lund University, Sweden) A. Carlsson (Department of Clinical sciences Lund, Lund University, Sweden), E. Cedervall (Department of Paediatrics, Ängelholm hospital, Sweden), B. Jönsson (Department of Paediatrics, Ystad Hospital, Sweden), K. Larsson (Department of Paediatrics, Kristianstad Central Hospital, Sweden) and J. Neiderud (Department of paediatrics, Helsingborg Hospital, Sweden).
Our research is supported in part by the Swedish Research Council (grant no. 14064 to Åke Lernmark), JDRF, Swedish Childhood Diabetes Foundation, Swedish Diabetes Association, Nordisk Insulin Fund, SUS funds, Lion Club International, district 101-S, SUS foundations and the Skåne County Council Foundation for Research and Development.
Duality of interest
The authors declare that there is no duality of interest associated with this manuscript.
ML analysed the data and wrote the manuscript. KL was involved in the study design and critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content. CL provided statistical support, database management and contributed to and edited the manuscript. HEL designed the study, was involved in data collection, interpreted data and contributed to and edited the manuscript. All authors gave final approval of the version to be published. ML is responsible for the integrity of the work as a whole.