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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
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.
1948-9358 (online)
Do we need to screen every patient in intensive care unit for diabetes in community with high prevalence of diabetes? 
Taru Dutt, Rahul Kashyap, Salim Surani 
World J Diabetes 10(3):137-139. Published online Mar 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.137
Cataract in diabetes mellitus 
Hasan Kiziltoprak, Kemal Tekin, Merve Inanc, Yasin Sakir Goker 
World J Diabetes 10(3):140-153. Published online Mar 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.140
Crosstalk between gut microbiota and antidiabetic drug action 
Yevheniia Kyriachenko, Tetyana Falalyeyeva, Oleksandr Korotkyi, Nataliia Molochek, Nazarii Kobyliak 
World J Diabetes 10(3):154-168. Published online Mar 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.154
Antidiabetic treatment on memory and spatial learning: From the pancreas to the neuron 
Eleni Xourgia, Athanasia Papazafiropoulou, Andreas Melidonis 
World J Diabetes 10(3):169-180. Published online Mar 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.169
Case Control Study
Screening the RFX6-DNA binding domain for potential genetic variants in patients with type 2 diabetes 
Ismail S Mahmoud, Ayat Homsi, Hamzeh J Al-Ameer, Jihad Alzyoud, Mais Darras, Mohammad Al Shhab, Malek Zihlif, Ma’mon M Hatmal, Walhan Alshaer 
World J Diabetes 10(3):181-188. Published online Mar 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.181
Retrospective Cohort Study
Targeted genotyping for the prediction of celiac disease autoimmunity development in patients with type 1 diabetes and their family members 
Maureen M Leonard, Stephanie Camhi, Victoria Kenyon, Rebecca A Betensky, Craig Sturgeon, Shu Yan, Alessio Fasano 
World J Diabetes 10(3):189-199. Published online Mar 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.189
Observational Study
Burden of diabetic foot ulcer in Nigeria: Current evidence from the multicenter evaluation of diabetic foot ulcer in Nigeria 
Ejiofor Ugwu, Olufunmilayo Adeleye, Ibrahim Gezawa, Innocent Okpe, Marcelina Enamino, Ignatius Ezeani 
World J Diabetes 10(3):200-211. Published online Mar 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.200
Prevalence and associated factors of hospitalization for dysglycemia among elderly type 2 diabetes patients: A nationwide study 
Wisit Kaewput, Charat Thongprayoon, Narittaya Varothai, Anupong Sirirungreung, Ram Rangsin, Tarun Bathini, Michael A Mao, Wisit Cheungpasitporn 
World J Diabetes 10(3):212-223. Published online Mar 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.212
Prospective Study
Optimized health care for subjects with type 1 diabetes in a resource constraint society: A three-year follow-up study from Pakistan 
Muhammad Yakoob Ahmedani, Asher Fawwad, Fariha Shaheen, Bilal Tahir, Nazish Waris, Abdul Basit 
World J Diabetes 10(3):224-233. Published online Mar 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.224