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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 >>

2019 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
  • Timothy R Koch, MD, Doctor, Professor, (Email: timothy.r.koch@medstar.net) Center for Advanced Laparoscopic General and Bariatric Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20010, United States
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJD is now abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
CiteScore (2017): 4.96.
ISSN
1948-9358 (online)
Editorial
Pharmacologic adjunctive to insulin therapies in type 1 diabetes: The journey has just begun 
Spyridon N Karras, Theocharis Koufakis, Pantelis Zebekakis, Kalliopi Kotsa 
World J Diabetes 10(4):234-240. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i4.234
Retrospective Study
Risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes in Bengaluru: A retrospective study 
Jagadeesha Aravinda 
World J Diabetes 10(4):241-248. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i4.241
Observational Study
Management and control of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Lebanon: Results from the International Diabetes Management Practices Study Wave 6 
Hala Ahmadieh, Marie-Therese Sawaya, Sami T Azar 
World J Diabetes 10(4):249-259. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i4.249
Evidence-Based Medicine
Are serum leptin levels predicted by lipoproteins, vitamin D and body composition? 
Aysha Habib Khan, Syeda Sadia Fatima, Ahmed Raheem, Lena Jafri 
World J Diabetes 10(4):260-268. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i4.260