Conflict of interest declaration: Jorma Komulainen
1. Financial interests
a) Received research funding: any grant, contract or gift, commissioned research, or fellowship from The Cochrane Collaboration or a related organisation (i.e. any organisation related to health care or medical research) to conduct research?
b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - South-Karelia Social and Health Care District (paid work as consulting paediatric endocrinologist)
c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - University of Turku (lecture fees), University of Eastern Finland (lecture fees), Finnish Medical Association (lecture fees), Finnish Medical Society Duodecim (lecture fees), Social Insurance Institute Kela (meeting fees)
d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
Yes - Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, editor-in-chief of (national) Current Care Guidelines.
e) Possessed share-holdings, stock, stock options, equity with a related organisation (excludes mutual funds or similar arrangements where the individual has no control over the selection of the shares)?
f) Received personal gifts from a related organisation?
g) Had an outstanding loan with a related organisation?
h) Received royalty payments from a related organisation?
Yes - Duodecim Medical Publications Ltd
2. Do you have any other competing interests that could pose a conflict of interest that would reasonably appear to be related to the primary interest?
Yes - Former member of the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) and G-I-N Nordic Board of Trustees