The aims of the Diabetes & Metabolism Journal are to contribute to the cure of and education about diabetes mellitus, and the advancement of diabetology through the sharing of scientific information on the latest developments in diabetology among members of the Korean Diabetes Association and other international societies.
The Journal publishes articles on basic and clinical studies, focusing on areas such as metabolism, epidemiology, pathogenesis, complications, and treatments relevant to diabetes mellitus. It also publishes articles covering obesity and cardiovascular disease. Articles on translational research and timely issues including ubiquitous care or new technology in the management of diabetes and metabolic disorders are welcome.In addition, genome research, meta-analysis, and randomized controlled studies are welcome for publication. Priority is given to studies conducted with Asian diabetic subjects. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus in Asia is increasing rapidly. Korea in particular is experiencing the fastest increase in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in the world.
The editorial board invites articles from international research or clinical study groups. Publication is determined by the editors and peer reviewers, who are experts in their specific fields of diabetology.
The Diabetes & Metabolism Journal is the official journal of the Korean Diabetes Association. It is published bimonthly, with articles in English accepted through the process of peer review. The official title of the journal is 'Diabetes & Metabolism Journal' and the abbreviated title is 'Diabetes Metab J'. The journal was launched in 1972 and had been published under the title the Journal of the Korean Diabetes Association until 2007 (pISSN 1015-6461). From 2008 to 2010, its title was the Korean Diabetes Journal (pISSN 1976-9180, eISSN 2093-2650). Since 2011, volume 35, the title is now the Diabetes & Metabolism Journal. Index words from the medical subject headings (MeSH) list of Index Medicus are included in each article to facili-tate article searches. The Journal is also published on the official website of the Diabetes & Metabolism Journal (http://e-dmj.org) and is widely distributed to members of the Korean Diabetes Association, medical schools, libraries, and international institutions.