The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (program announcements 00097, DP-05-069, and DP-10-001) and is supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Sites include Kaiser Permanente Southern California (contracts U01 DP000246 and U18DP002714), University of Colorado Denver (contracts U01 DP000247 and U18DP000247-06A1), Kuakini Medical Center (contract U01 DP000245), Children's Hospital Medical Center (Cincinnati, OH) (contracts U01 DP000248 and 1U18DP002709), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (contracts U01 DP000254 and U18DP002708-01), University of Washington School of Medicine (contracts U01 DP000244 and U18DP002710-01), and Wake Forest University School of Medicine (contracts U01 DP000250 and 200-2010-35171). We acknowledge the involvement of General Clinical Research Centers at the South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute, Medical University of South Carolina (National Institutes of Health grant UL1RR029882), Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center (National Institutes of Health grant M01RR00037), Colorado Pediatric General Clinical Research Center (National Institutes of Health grant M01 RR00069), and the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes at the University of Colorado Denver (National Institutes of Health grant P30 DK57516), as well as the Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award at the University of Cincinnati (National Institutes of Health grant 1UL1RR026314-01).
The writing group for this article acknowledges the contributions of the following people to the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study: California: Jean M. Lawrence, ScD, MPH, MSSA, Kristi Reynolds, PhD, MPH, Jin-Wen Hsu, PhD, Mary Helen Black, PhD, Kim Holmquist, BA, and Harpreet S. Takhar, MPH, for the Department of Research and Evaluation and Ann K. Kershnar, MD, for the Department of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, and David J. Pettitt, MD, for the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute; Colorado: Dana Dabelea, MD, PhD, Richard F. Hamman, MD, DrPH, and Lisa Testaverde, MS, for the Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Georgeanna J. Klingensmith, MD, Marian J. Rewers, MD, PhD, David Maahs, MD, and Paul Wadwa, MD, for the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Stephen Daniels, MD, PhD, and Kristen Nadeau, MD, for the Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital, Clifford A. Bloch, MD, for Pediatric Endocrine Associates, and Carmelita Sorrelman, MSPH, and Alfreda Beartrack, MSPH, for the Navajo Area Indian Health Prevention Program; Hawaii: Beatriz L. Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Beth Waitzfelder, PhD, Wilfred Fujimoto, MD, J. David Curb, MD, Fiona Kennedy, RN, Greg Uramoto, MD, Sorrell Waxman, MD, Teresa Hillier, MD, and Richard Chung, MD, for Kuakini Medical Center; Ohio: Lawrence M. Dolan, MD, Michael Seid, PhD, Elaine Urbina, MD, MS, and Debra A. Standiford, MSN, CNP, for the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; North Carolina: Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis, PhD, and Joan Thomas, MS, RD, for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Mark Parker, MD, for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Specialists; South Carolina: Anwar Merchant, ScD, Angela D. Liese, PhD, MPH, Robert R. Moran, PhD, Gladys Gaillard-McBride, RN, CFNP, Deborah Lawler, MT (ASCP), and Malaka Jackson, MD, for the University of South Carolina, Deborah Bowlby, MD, for the Medical University of South Carolina, James Amrhein, MD, for Greenville Hospital Systems, and Pam Clark, MD, for McLeod Pediatric Subspecialists; Washington: Catherine Pihoker, MD, Maryam Afkarian, MD, Angela Badaru, MD, Lisa Gilliam, MD, PhD, Irl Hirsch, MD, Lenna L. Liu, MD, MPH, John Neff, MD, and Joyce Yi-Frazier, PhD, for the University of Washington, Beth Loots, MPH, MSW, Rebecca O'Connor, RN, Sue Kearns, RN, Sharla Semana, BS, and Mona Yaptangco, BS, for Seattle Children's Hospital, and Carla Greenbaum, MD, for Benaroya Research Institute; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Giuseppina Imperatore, MD, PhD, Desmond E. Williams, MD, PhD, Henry S. Kahn, MD, Bernice Moore, MBA, Gregg W. Edward, PhD, and Sharon H. Saydah, PhD; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Barbara Linder, MD, PhD; Central Laboratory (University of Washington): Santica M. Marcovina, PhD, ScD, Vinod P. Gaur, PhD, and Kathy Gadbois; Coordinating Center (Wake Forest University School of Medicine): Ronny Bell, PhD, MS, Ralph D'Agostino, Jr, PhD, Bettina Beech, DrPH, Douglas Case, PhD, Timothy Morgan, PhD, Michelle J. Naughton, PhD, Susan Moxley, BS, Gena Hargis, MPH, Donna Kronner, Andrea Anderson, MS, Cralen Davis, MS, Jeanette Andrews, MS, and Jennifer W. Talton, MS.
The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study is indebted to the many youths, their families, and their health care providers whose participation made this study possible.