Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
Dr. Selvin was supported by NIH/NIDDK grant K01 DK076595 . The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study is carried out as a collaborative study supported by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute contracts N01-HC-55015, N01-HC-55016, N01-HC-55018, N01-HC-55019, N01-HC-55020, N01-HC-55021, and N01-HC-55022 . The authors thank the staff and participants of the ARIC study for their important contributions. Kyowa Medex provided in-kind support (reagents). The authors thank Dr. Kunihiro Matsushita for his assistance with this project.