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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.
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Evolving spectrum of diabetic nephropathy 
Jonathan Kopel, Camilo Pena-Hernandez, Kenneth Nugent 
World J Diabetes 10(5):269-279. Published online May 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i5.269
Management of diabetic dyslipidemia: An update 
Ishwarlal Jialal, Gurdeep Singh 
World J Diabetes 10(5):280-290. Published online May 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i5.280
Novel pharmacological therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus with established cardiovascular disease: Current evidence 
Leonardo Pozo, Fatimah Bello, Andres Suarez, Francisco E Ochoa-Martinez, Yamely Mendez, Chelsea H Chang, Salim Surani 
World J Diabetes 10(5):291-303. Published online May 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i5.291
Observational Study
Association of hypoglycaemia in screening oral glucose tolerance test in pregnancy with low birth weight fetus 
Ananth U Nayak, Arun M A Vijay, Radha Indusekhar, Sushuma Kalidindi, Venkata M Katreddy, Lakshminarayanan Varadhan 
World J Diabetes 10(5):304-310. Published online May 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i5.304
Association between sarcopenic obesity and higher risk of type 2 diabetes in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis 
Dima Khadra, Leila Itani, Hana Tannir, Dima Kreidieh, Dana El Masri, Marwan El Ghoch 
World J Diabetes 10(5):311-323. Published online May 15, 2019. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v10.i5.311