The authors wish to thank for all investigators who participated in the study: Ildikó Ádám, MD, Anna Ambrusics, MD, Tímea Baló, MD, Zoltán Balogh, MD, Beáta Bódis, MD, Gyöngyi Csécsei, MD, László Deák, MD, Enikő Dezső, MD, Edit Dobó, MD, István Dobó, MD, Zsolt Domboróczki, MD, Zita Drenyovszki, MD, Gergő Duray, MD, Gyula Fazekas, MD, Andrea Filó, MD, István Fodor, MD, Ágnes Fulcz, MD, András Gáll, MD, Judit Hegedűs, MD, Csilla Kádár, MD, Miklós Káplár, MD, Zsuzsanna Kazi, MD, János Kis, MD, Irén Kovács, MD, Margit Lukács, MD, Éva Mihály, MD, István Móricz, MD, Judit Nádas, MD, István Páll, MD, Zsuzsanna Papp, MD, Béla Polocsányi, MD, Krisztián Sepp, MD, Judit Szabó, MD, Sándor Szabó, MD, Piroska Szakács, MD, Enikő Szfárli, MD, Erzsébet Szilágyi, MD, József Takács, MD, Erzsébet Thaisz, MD, Mária Tóth, MD, Viktor Vass, MD, Tibor Végh, MD, Klára Vida, MD. The authors also wish to thank the participants of the study.
Sanofi Hungary was the sponsor of the study. The study did not receive any additional grant or funding. All authors had full access to all of the data in this study and take complete responsibility for the integrity of the data and accuracy of the data analysis. The study sponsor is funding the journal fees.
Medical Writing Assistance
Assistance with submission of the manuscript was provided by Clemence Hindley PhD of Fishawack Communications Ltd. and funded by Sanofi.
All named authors meet the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) criteria for authorship for this article, take responsibility for the integrity of the work as a whole, and have given their approval for this version to be published.
Tibor Hidvégi: planning and designing the study, planning the data analysis. Zoltán Balogh: participating in the study and planning the publication. Viktor Vass: participating in the study and planning the publication. Gábor Kovács: planning and designing the study, planning and performing the data analysis. Péter Stella: supervising and performing the data analysis.
Tibor Hidvégi had a contract and received remuneration from Sanofi Hungary for participating in the study. Zoltán Balogh had a contract and received remuneration from Sanofi Hungary for participating in the study. Viktor Vass had a contract and received remuneration from Sanofi Hungary for participating in the study. Gábor Kovács had a contract and received remuneration from Sanofi Hungary for participating in the study. Peter Stella is an employee of Sanofi Hungary.
Compliance with Ethics Guidelines
The study (named “Toujeo-6M”) conformed to the Helsinki Declaration of 1964, as revised in 2013, and was approved by Hungarian National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (registration code OGYI/44755-7/2015) and received national ethical approval as well. All patients gave written informed consent before any data collection.
The data sets generated during and/or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
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