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The Lancet Commission on diabetes: using data to transform diabetes care and patient lives

Juliana CN Chan, Lee-Ling Lim, Nicholas J Wareham, Jonathan E Shaw, Trevor J Orchard, Ping Zhang, Eric SH Lau, Bjorn Eliasson, Alice PS Kong, Majid Ezzati, Carlos A Aguilar-Salinas, Margaret McGill, Naomi S Levitt, Guang Ning, Wing-Yee So, Jean Adams, Paula Bracco, Nita G Forouhi, Gabriel A Gregory, Jingchuan Guo Show all



Funding Acknowledgements

The Lancet Commission on diabetes was presented at a symposium during the 78th American Diabetes Association held in Orlando, Florida, USA, in June, 2018, and the 44th European Association Study for Diabetes held in Berlin, Germany, in September, 2018. We are grateful to all reviewers for their critical comments throughout the preparation of this Commission. Special thanks are extended to the secretarial support of Rebecca Yue and her team at the Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, for all meeting arrangements and communications since 2016. We are grateful to the Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Croucher Foundation for their generous funding support with regards to meeting logistics and travelling expenses of Commissioners. None of the sponsors were involved in the development of scientific content for this Lancet Commission on diabetes. Special appreciation is extended to all experts, especially those from the Division of Diabetes Translation, Centre of Global Health and Director of Science Office during the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention clearance process for their invaluable comments. The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and should not be taken as representing the official position of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.