About Diabetology

Aims

Diabetology (ISSN 2673-4540) is an international, peer-reviewed scientific open-access journal that provides an advanced forum for studies related to epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, management, complications, and prevention of diabetes, including the molecular, biochemical, and physiological aspects of diabetes. The journal publishes reviews, regular research papers, and communications in quarterly issues. Therefore, there is no restriction on paper length. Full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced.

Scope

Research fields of interest include but are not limited to:

  1. Epidemiology of Diabetes
    • Geography and race
    • Age and sex
    • Lifestyle and weight
    • Occupation
  2. Etiology and Pathogenesis of Diabetes
    • Type 1 diabetes mellitus: autoimmune system defects; genetic factors; environmental factors
    • Type 2 diabetes: impaired insulin secretion; insulin resistance; genetic factors; environmental factors
    • Etiology and pathogenesis of gestational diabetes mellitus and other specific types
  3. Pathophysiology of Diabetes
    • Type 1 diabetes mellitus: glucose metabolism; lipid metabolism; protein metabolism
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus: normal glucose tolerance; impaired glucose tolerance; glucose tolerance; minimal fasting hyperglycemia; overt fasting hyperglycemia
    • Pathophysiology of gestational diabetes mellitus and other specific types
  4. Diagnosis of Diabetes
    • Diagnosis of both types of diabetes: random plasma test; fasting plasma glucose test; oral glucose tolerance test; glycated proteins; glycated hemoglobin; fructosamine test
    • Diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus and other specific types
  5. Diabetic Complications
    • Diabetic retinopathy, neuropathy and nephropathy
    • Peripheral vascular disease and coronary heart disease
    • Gastrointestinal disorders, renal failure and impotence
    • Hypertension and hyperlipidemia
  6. Prevention of Diabetes
    • Healthy diet
    • Physical activity
    • Lowering stress
    • Limit of alcohol intake
    • Enough sleep
    • Quitting smoking
    • Diabetes education
  7. Diabetes Treatments and Care
    • Dietary management and physical activity
    • Insulin therapy
    • Oral medications
    • Blood glucose and blood pressure levels
    • Appointments with healthcare providers
    • Laboratory tests

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

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Book Reviews

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Diabetology will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2021 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

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Editorial Office

Mr. Roy Zhang
Managing Editor

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