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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
  • 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)
Update on biomarkers of glycemic control 
Maja Krhač, Marijana Vučić Lovrenčić 
World J Diabetes 10(1):1-15. Published online Jan 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i1.1
Effects of diabetic ketoacidosis in the respiratory system 
Alice Gallo de Moraes, Salim Surani 
World J Diabetes 10(1):16-22. Published online Jan 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i1.16
Exploratory metabolomics of metabolic syndrome: A status report 
Daniella Lent-Schochet, Matthew McLaughlin, Neeraj Ramakrishnan, Ishwarlal Jialal 
World J Diabetes 10(1):23-36. Published online Jan 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i1.23
Case Control Study
Diabetes in the Kokan region of India 
Patil Suvarna, Kadam Shruti, Desai Maruti, Joglekar Charudatta 
World J Diabetes 10(1):37-46. Published online Jan 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i1.37
Relationship between sonographically measured median nerve cross-sectional area and presence of peripheral neuropathy in diabetic subjects 
Fredrick Andrew Attah, Christianah Mopelola Asaleye, Adeleye Dorcas Omisore, Babatope Ayodeji Kolawole, Adeniyi Sunday Aderibigbe, Mathew Alo 
World J Diabetes 10(1):47-56. Published online Jan 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i1.47
Retrospective Cohort Study
Early vs late oral nutrition in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis admitted to a medical intensive care unit 
Kirill Lipatov, Kevin K Kurian, Courtney Shaver, Heath D White, Shekhar Ghamande, Alejandro C Arroliga, Salim Surani 
World J Diabetes 10(1):57-62. Published online Jan 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i1.57