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Welcome to the World Journal of Diabetes

The World Journal of Diabetes (WJD) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of diabetes.  It was launched on March 15, 2010 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage diabetologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJD describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJD are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJD’s acceptance rate: 57%. Submit here >>

2016 Published Issues
17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Lu Qi, MD, PhD, Associate Professor; Jingbo Zhao, PhD, Associate Professor


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1948-9358 (online)

Entrapment neuropathies in diabetes mellitus  
Eugenia Rota, Nicola Morelli
World J Diabetes 7(17):342-353. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v7.i17.342
Update on the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus  
Juan José Marín-Peñalver, Iciar Martín-Timón, Cristina Sevillano-Collantes, Francisco Javier del Cañizo-Gómez
World J Diabetes 7(17):354-395. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v7.i17.354
Evidence for current diagnostic criteria of diabetes mellitus  
Ritesh Kumar, Lakshmana Perumal Nandhini, Sadishkumar Kamalanathan, Jayaprakash Sahoo, Muthupillai Vivekanadan
World J Diabetes 7(17):396-405. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v7.i17.396
In vivo corneal confocal microscopy in diabetes: Where we are and where we can get  
Ernesto Maddaloni, Francesco Sabatino
World J Diabetes 7(17):406-411. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v7.i17.406
Diabetes mellitus and cognitive impairments  
Elham Saedi, Mohammad Reza Gheini, Firoozeh Faiz, Mohammad Ali Arami
World J Diabetes 7(17):412-422. Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v7.i17.412