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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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  • 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
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.
1948-9358 (online)
Insulin resistance is associated with subclinical vascular disease in humans 
María M Adeva-Andany, Eva Ameneiros-Rodríguez, Carlos Fernández-Fernández, Alberto Domínguez-Montero, Raquel Funcasta-Calderón 
World J Diabetes 10(2):63-77. Published online Feb 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i2.63
Retrospective Cohort Study
New results on the safety of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy bariatric procedure for type 2 diabetes patients 
Ohad Guetta, Alex Vakhrushev, Oleg Dukhno, Amnon Ovnat, Gilbert Sebbag 
World J Diabetes 10(2):78-86. Published online Feb 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i2.78
Observational Study
Quantities of comorbidities affects physical, but not mental health related quality of life in type 1 diabetes with confirmed polyneuropathy 
Anne-Marie L Wegeberg, Theresa Meldgaard, Sofie Hyldahl, Poul Erik Jakobsen, Asbjørn M Drewes, Birgitte Brock, Christina Brock 
World J Diabetes 10(2):87-95. Published online Feb 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i2.87
Systematic Reviews
Effectiveness of royal jelly supplementation in glycemic regulation: A systematic review 
Kamel Omer, Maxwell J Gelkopf, Genevieve Newton 
World J Diabetes 10(2):96-113. Published online Feb 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i2.96
SGLT-2 inhibitors in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review 
Henith Raj, Harsh Durgia, Rajan Palui, Sadishkumar Kamalanathan, Sandhiya Selvarajan, Sitanshu Sekhar Kar, Jayaprakash Sahoo 
World J Diabetes 10(2):114-132. Published online Feb 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i2.114
Case Report
Bilateral gangrene of fingers in a patient on empagliflozin: First case report 
Rajasree Pai Ramachandra Pai, Raghesh Varot Kangath 
World J Diabetes 10(2):133-136. Published online Feb 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i2.133