Diabetes

Diabetes is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published since 1952 by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research about the physiology and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus including any aspect of laboratory, animal or human research. Emphasis is on investigative reports focusing on areas such as the pathogenesis of diabetes and its complications, normal and pathologic pancreatic islet function and intermediary metabolism, pharmacological mechanisms of drug and hormone action, and biochemical and molecular aspects of normal and abnormal biological processes. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2010 impact factor of 8.889, ranking it 5th out of 116 journals in the category "Endocrinology & Metabolism".

Publisher
American Diabetes Association
Country
United States
History
1952-present
Website
http://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/
Impact factor
8.889 (2010)

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Diabetes

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Medications

New therapeutic strategy against diabetes: Vitamin D

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Diabetes

Mathematical model could lead to better treatment for diabetes

One promising new strategy to treat diabetes is to give patients insulin that circulates in their bloodstream, staying dormant until activated by rising blood sugar levels. However, no glucose-responsive insulins (GRIs) have ...

Diabetes

A better diagnosis of rare diabetes to adapt treatment

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Diabetes

Discovery may point to better treatments for type 1 diabetes

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center led by an assistant professor of Pediatrics have made a paradigm-shifting discovery that could lead to new treatments, better health and longer life for patients with type ...

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