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Citation: Livingstone SJ, Looker HC, Hothersall EJ, Wild SH, Lindsay RS, et al. (2012) Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Total Mortality in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Scottish Registry Linkage Study. PLoS Med 9(10): e1001321. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001321
Funding: This work was supported by the Wellcome Trust through the Scottish Health Informatics Programme (SHIP) Grant (Ref WT086113), the Chief Scientist Office Scotland and NHS Research Scotland (NRS). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
Competing Interests: The authors have declared the following competing interests: Sarah H. Wild has received two honoraria from Novo Nordisk, paid to her research funds in December 2010 and March 2011, for speaking at an advisory board and symposium on the topic of diabetes and cancer. Norman R. Peden has received travel grants from Pfizer Inc., Novo Nordisk, and Eli Lilly, and he holds shares in GlaxoSmithKline. John R. Petrie is the recipient of lecture honoraria, travel support and consultancy fees from pharmaceutical companies manufacturing thiazolodinediones (Takeda & GlaxoSmithKline), as well as from companies manufacturing other diabetes products (Novo Nordisk, Sanofi-Aventis). Recipient of support in kind from Merck-Serono for a charity-funded investigator-led study (REMOVAL NCT01483560). Helen M. Colhoun has served on clinical trial advisory panels for Sanofi-Aventis, Pfizer Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals, and Eli Lilly. She has also received research support from Roche Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer Inc., Eli Lilly, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Astra Zeneca as part of an EU Innovative Medicines Initiative research grant. None of these activities directly relate to this manuscript. Shona J. Livingstone, Helen C. Looker, Eleanor J. Hothersall, Robert S. Lindsay, John Chalmers, Stephen Cleland, Graham P. Leese, John McKnight, Andrew D. Morris, Donald W. M. Pearson, Sam Philip, Naveed Sattar, and Frank Sullivan have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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