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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
  • Timothy R Koch, MD, Doctor, Professor, (E-mail:timothy.r.koch@medstar.net)Georgetown University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Center for Advanced Laparoscopic General and Bariatric Surgery, MedStar-Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, United States
  • Lu Qi, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, (E-mail:luqi@hsph.harvard.edu)Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States
  • Jingbo Zhao, PhD, Associate Professor, (E-mail:jingbo.zhao@clin.au.dk)Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus DK-8200, Denmark
Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, PubMed Central, and Scopus.
Journal Metrics
CiteScore (2016): 1.00.
1948-9358 (online)
Cardiac autonomic neuropathy: Risk factors, diagnosis and treatment 
Victoria A Serhiyenko, Alexandr A Serhiyenko 
World J Diabetes 9(1):1-24. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i1.1
Basic Study
Short-term effects of obestatin on hexose uptake and triacylglycerol breakdown in human subcutaneous adipocytes 
Christian Carpéné, Francisco Les, David Estève, Jean Galitzky 
World J Diabetes 9(1):25-32. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i1.25
Observational Study
Heart rate is an independent predictor of all-cause mortality in individuals with type 2 diabetes: The diabetes heart study 
Sameer Prasada, Cameron Oswalt, Phyllis Yeboah, Georgia Saylor, Donald Bowden, Joseph Yeboah 
World J Diabetes 9(1):33-39. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i1.33
Association of obesity with hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus in India: A meta-analysis of observational studies 
Giridhara R Babu, G V S Murthy, Yamuna Ana, Prital Patel, R Deepa, Sara E Benjamin-Neelon, Sanjay Kinra, K Srinath Reddy 
World J Diabetes 9(1):40-52. Published online Jan 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i1.40