About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Open Diabetes Journal is an open access online journal that publishes original research articles, reviews/mini-reviews, letters, and guest-edited single topic issues on all aspects of basic and clinical diabetes mellitus research. The journal scope includes diabetes pathogenesis, epidemiology, lipid disorders, gastrointestinal peptides and their vascular, metabolic and food intake effects, osteoporosis, interdisciplinary practices in endocrinology, complications, biochemical and molecular studies, clinical care, genetics, immunology, nutrition, psychosocial research, epidemiology, socio-economic research, drug pharmacology, treatment, and prevention. Diabetic complications such as retinopathy, neuropathy, nephropathy, renal failure and impotence, hypertension, hearing impairment, hyperlipidemia, obesity and other metabolic syndromes are also included. Topics related to pancreatic islet dysfunction and insulin resistance, adipose tissue function, and glucose homeostasis are also covered in the journal.

The Open Diabetes Journal, a peer-reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on developments in the field. The emphasis will be on the rapid publication of quality articles and making them freely available worldwide.

About the Editor

Manfredi Tesauro
Department of Systems Medicine
University of Roma Tor Vergata

Brief Biography

Manfredi Tesauro is a professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. He completed his fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease in 2000 at University of Tor Vergata, Rome. From 1998 to 2002 he has been Visiting Fellow, National Institutes of Health, Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, United States, to investigate the mechanisms leading to vascular damage in conditions associated with increased atherosclerotic risk. Since 2002, he has served as Clinical Investigator at the Department of Internal Medicine of Tor Vergata University. He has been recipient of several awards and grants. He is member of many scientific societies and serves as ad hoc reviewer for more than fifty peer-reviewed journals. His principal research interests include the pathophysiological mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis in patients with insulin resistance, diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome. He has authored of more than hundred peer-reviewed articles.

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