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.