Aims and scope
BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care is an open access journal committed to publishing high-quality basic and clinical research articles regarding type 1 and type 2 diabetes and associated complications. Only original research and systematic reviews are accepted. Submissions are subject to rigorous external peer review to ensure the publication of high-quality information.
The online-only format allows for continuous updates and serves as an invaluable resource to the multidisciplinary community of endocrinology, public health/prevention and internal medicine. A rapid review process will also ensure that timely, up-to-date research is available internationally.
BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care is published by BMJ in partnership with the American Diabetes Association.
BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care is owned by BMJ.
|Publication Model||Open access|
|Indexed by||Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index Expanded, Emerging Sources Citation Index; MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Media), DOAJ, Google Scholar|
|Impact Factor||5.067 (2018)|
|Peer Review Model||Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author|
Journal statistics (2019)
|Mean time from submission to first decision for all papers||32 days|
|Mean time from submission to first decision for reviewed papers||41 days|
|Mean time from acceptance to publication||26 days|
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Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes, and among its many activities delivers services to hundreds of communicates and advocates on behalf of those affected by the disease. www.diabetes.org
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