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Editorial
Role of vitamin C in diabetic ketoacidosis: Is it ready for prime time? 
Sebastian Casillas, Alan Pomerantz, Salim Surani, Joseph Varon 
World J Diabetes 9(12):206-208. Published online Dec 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i12.206
Review
Treatment approach to type 2 diabetes: Past, present and future 
Kristina Blaslov, Fran Stjepan Naranđa, Ivan Kruljac, Ivana Pavlić Renar 
World J Diabetes 9(12):209-219. Published online Dec 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i12.209
Minireviews
Unexpected alliance between syndecan-1 and innate-like T cells to protect host from autoimmune effects of interleukin-17 
Anil Kumar Jaiswal, Mohanraj Sadasivam, Abdel Rahim A Hamad 
World J Diabetes 9(12):220-225. Published online Dec 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i12.220
Guidelines and controversies in the management of diabetic ketoacidosis – A mini-review 
Tasnim Islam, Khalid Sherani, Salim Surani, Abhay Vakil 
World J Diabetes 9(12):226-229. Published online Dec 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i12.226
Basic Study
Pathological changes in the cellular structures of retina and choroidea in the early stages of alloxan-induced diabetes 
Irina Danilova, Svetlana Medvedeva, Svetlana Shmakova, Margarita Chereshneva, Alexey Sarapultsev, Petr Sarapultsev 
World J Diabetes 9(12):239-251. Published online Dec 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i12.239
Observational Study
Using real world data to assess cardiovascular outcomes of two antidiabetic treatment classes 
Manfred Paul Stapff 
World J Diabetes 9(12):252-257. Published online Dec 15, 2018. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v9.i12.252