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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 >>

2017 Published Issues
1
Editors-in-Chief

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

Indexing/Abstracting

Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, and PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

1948-9358 (online)

Editorial
Role of lipid-lowering agents in the management of diabetic retinopathy  
Estelle Ioannidou, Vasilis-Spyridon Tseriotis, Konstantinos Tziomalos
World J Diabetes 8(1):1-6. Published online Jan 15, 2017. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v8.i1.1
Retrospective Cohort Study
Amount of polyhydramnios attributable to diabetes may be less than previously reported  
Lisa E Moore
World J Diabetes 8(1):7-10. Published online Jan 15, 2017. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v8.i1.7
Observational Study
Serum levels of undercarboxylated osteocalcin are related to cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and healthy subjects  
Sergio Sanchez-Enriquez, Isabel Thalia Ballesteros-Gonzalez, José Rafael Villafán-Bernal, Sara Pascoe-Gonzalez, Edgar Alfonso Rivera-Leon, Blanca Estela Bastidas-Ramirez, Jorge David Rivas-Carrillo, Juan Luis Alcala-Zermeno, Juan Armendariz-Borunda, Iris Monserrat Llamas-Covarrubias, Abraham Zepeda-Moreno
World J Diabetes 8(1):11-17. Published online Jan 15, 2017. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v8.i1.11
Clinical and dietary predictors of common carotid artery intima media thickness in a population with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional study  
Kristina S Petersen, Jennifer B Keogh, Peter J Meikle, Manohar L Garg, Peter M Clifton
World J Diabetes 8(1):18-27. Published online Jan 15, 2017. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v8.i1.18
Systematic Reviews
Barriers that practitioners face when initiating insulin therapy in general practice settings and how they can be overcome  
Abdulaziz Bin rsheed, Ian Chenoweth
World J Diabetes 8(1):28-39. Published online Jan 15, 2017. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v8.i1.28