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Diabetic macular edema: Current management 2013 
J Fernando Arevalo 
World J Diabetes 4(6):231-233. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.231
Field Of Vision
Betatrophin: A liver-derived hormone for the pancreatic β-cell proliferation 
Rajendra Raghow 
World J Diabetes 4(6):234-237. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.234
Review
Effect of obstructive sleep apnea on type 2 diabetes mellitus: A comprehensive literature review 
Srikant Nannapaneni, Kannan Ramar, Salim Surani 
World J Diabetes 4(6):238-244. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.238
Diabetic nephropathy: Is it time yet for routine kidney biopsy? 
Maria L Gonzalez Suarez, David B Thomas, Laura Barisoni, Alessia Fornoni 
World J Diabetes 4(6):245-255. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.245
Prescribing physical activity to prevent and manage gestational diabetes 
Sheri R Colberg, Kristin Castorino, Lois Jovanovič 
World J Diabetes 4(6):256-262. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.256
Topic Highlight
Down-regulation of pancreatic transcription factors and incretin receptors in type 2 diabetes 
Hideaki Kaneto, Taka-aki Matsuoka 
World J Diabetes 4(6):263-269. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.263
Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents 
Thomas Reinehr 
World J Diabetes 4(6):270-281. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.270
Therapeutic effects of sericin on diabetic keratopathy in Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty rats 
Noriaki Nagai, Yoshimasa Ito 
World J Diabetes 4(6):282-289. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.282
Classification of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema 
Lihteh Wu, Priscilla Fernandez-Loaiza, Johanna Sauma, Erick Hernandez-Bogantes, Marissé Masis 
World J Diabetes 4(6):290-294. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.290
Clinical trials on corticosteroids for diabetic macular edema 
Hassan A Al Dhibi, J Fernando Arevalo 
World J Diabetes 4(6):295-302. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.295
Vascular endothelial growth factor trap-eye (Aflibercept) for the management of diabetic macular edema 
Ahmadreza Moradi, Yasir Jamal Sepah, Mohammad Ali Sadiq, Humzah Nasir, Salima Kherani, Raafay Sophie, Diana V Do, Quan Dong Nguyen 
World J Diabetes 4(6):303-309. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.303
Ranibizumab in diabetic macular edema 
Claudia Krispel, Murilo Rodrigues, Xiaoban Xin, Akrit Sodhi 
World J Diabetes 4(6):310-318. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.310
Enzymatic vitrectomy for diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema 
Manuel Diaz-Llopis, Patricia Udaondo, Jose Maria Millán, J Fernando Arevalo 
World J Diabetes 4(6):319-323. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.319
Diabetic macular edema: New promising therapies 
Hanan N Al Shamsi, Jluwi S Masaud, Nicola G Ghazi 
World J Diabetes 4(6):324-338. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.324
Original Article
Changes of phasic and tonic smooth muscle function of jejunum in type 2 diabetic Goto-Kakizaki rats 
Jing-Bo Zhao, Peng-Min Chen, Hans Gregersen 
World J Diabetes 4(6):339-348. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.339
Brief Article
Prevalence of normoglycemic, prediabetic and diabetic A1c levels 
Judith Aponte 
World J Diabetes 4(6):349-357. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.349
Vildagliptin vs sulfonylurea in Indian Muslim diabetes patients fasting during Ramadan 
Abhijit Shete, Aheson Shaikh, K Javeed Nayeem, Lily Rodrigues, Mohamed Sheikamunadeen Sadiq Ali, Parag Shah, Rajiv Khanna, Sarfaraj Majid, Sabeer A Rasheed, Shehla Shaikh, Tawfiqur Rahman 
World J Diabetes 4(6):358-364. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.358
Effect of hypolipidemic treatment on glycemic profile in patients with mixed dyslipidemia 
Anastazia Kei, Evangelos Liberopoulos, Moses Elisaf 
World J Diabetes 4(6):365-371. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.365
Influence of physiological and supraphysiological hyperinsulinemia on skin microcirculation in healthy volunteers 
Michal Krčma, Daniela Čechurová, Jitka Brožová, Zdeněk Jankovec, Silvie Lacigová, Michal Žourek, Zdeněk Rušavý 
World J Diabetes 4(6):372-377. Published online Dec 15, 2013. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.372