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Welcome to the World Journal of Diabetes

World Journal of Diabetes (WJDWorld J Diabetes) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJD accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJD are high-quality, clinical and basic, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJD is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of diabetes, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJD include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Clinical Research, Basic Study, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2024 Published Issues
6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Lu Cai, MD, PhD, Professor, Pediatric Research Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
  • Michael Horowitz, DSc, FRACP, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail: michael.horowitz@adelaide.edu.au) Department of Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide 5005, Australia
  • Md. Shahidul Islam, BSc, MSc, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4000, South Africa
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJD is now abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, PubMed, PubMed Central, Reference Citation Analysis, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics

The 2023 Edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2022 impact factor (IF) for WJD as 4.2; IF without journal self cites: 4.1; 5-year IF: 4.5; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.69; Ranking: 51 among 145 journals in endocrinology and metabolism; and Quartile category: Q2.

ISSN
1948-9358 (online)
Editorial
Review
Alessia Annicchiarico, Barbara Barile, Cinzia Buccoliero, Grazia Paola Nicchia, Giacomina Brunetti 
World J Diabetes 15(6):1142-1161. Published online Jun 15, 2024. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v15.i6.1142
Minireviews
Song-Lu Tseng, Lin Kang, Zhu-Jun Li, Li-Quan Wang, Zi-Ming Li, Tian-Hao Li, Jie-Yu Xiang, Jiu-Zuo Huang, Nan-Ze Yu, Xiao Long 
World J Diabetes 15(6):1162-1177. Published online Jun 15, 2024. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v15.i6.1162
Alex Cleber Improta-Caria, Filipe Ferrari, João Lucas Penteado Gomes, Paloma Brasilio Villalta, Úrsula Paula Renó Soci, Ricardo Stein, Edilamar M Oliveira 
World J Diabetes 15(6):1187-1198. Published online Jun 15, 2024. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v15.i6.1187
Arvind Kumar Morya, Prateek Nishant, Prasanna Venkatesh Ramesh, Sony Sinha, Aarti Heda, Sarika Salodia, Ripunjay Prasad 
World J Diabetes 15(6):1199-1211. Published online Jun 15, 2024. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v15.i6.1199
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Zeng-Mei Sun, Yuan-Ze Du, Su-Yuan Wang, Shu-Yao Sun, Yan Ye, Xue-Ping Sun, Ming-Xia Li, Hua He, Wun-Chun Long, Cheng-Hui Zhang, Xuan-Yu Yao, Wu-Yi Fan, Ling Wang, Yun-Hong Wu 
World J Diabetes 15(6):1254-1262. Published online Jun 15, 2024. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v15.i6.1254
Basic Study
Xiao-Ming Liu, Shi-Qing Yuan, Ying Ning, Shi-Jia Nie, Xu-Qiong Wang, Hong-Yi Jia, Xiu-Li Zheng 
World J Diabetes 15(6):1291-1298. Published online Jun 15, 2024. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v15.i6.1291
Ming-Wei Du, Xin-Lin Zhu, Dong-Xing Zhang, Xian-Zhen Chen, Li-Hua Yang, Jin-Zhou Xiao, Wen-Jie Fang, Xiao-Chun Xue, Wei-Hua Pan, Wan-Qing Liao, Tao Yang 
World J Diabetes 15(6):1299-1316. Published online Jun 15, 2024. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v15.i6.1299
Zi-Tian Liu, Guang-Wei Yang, Xiang Zhao, Shuo-Hui Dong, Yang Jiao, Zheng Ge, Ao Yu, Xi-Qiang Zhang, Xin-Zhen Xu, Zhi-Qiang Cheng, Xiang Zhang, Ke-Xin Wang 
World J Diabetes 15(6):1340-1352. Published online Jun 15, 2024. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v15.i6.1340
Meta-Analysis
Letter to the Editor
Angelo Emilio Claro, Clelia Palanza, Marianna Mazza, Alessandro Rizzi, Andrea Corsello, Linda Tartaglione, Giuseppe Marano, Giovanna Elsa Ute Muti Schuenemann, Marta Rigoni, Alfredo Pontecorvi, Luigi Janiri, Paola Muti, Dario Pitocco 
World J Diabetes 15(6):1374-1380. Published online Jun 15, 2024. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v15.i6.1374