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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 >>

2018 Published Issues
11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Timothy R Koch, MD, Doctor, Professor, 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
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
Current and future impact of clinical gastrointestinal research on patient care in diabetes mellitus 
Timothy R Koch, Timothy R Shope, Michael Camilleri 
World J Diabetes 9(11):180-189. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i11.180
Unhealthy eating habits around sleep and sleep duration: To eat or fast? 
Kei Nakajima 
World J Diabetes 9(11):190-194. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i11.190
Field of Vision
Minireviews
Use of sodium bicarbonate and blood gas monitoring in diabetic ketoacidosis: A review 
Mit P Patel, Ali Ahmed, Tharini Gunapalan, Sean E Hesselbacher 
World J Diabetes 9(11):199-205. Published online Nov 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i11.199