Top Cited Articles

We are delighted to share the 2019 impact factor for BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care of 3.183 (Journal Citation Reports, Clarivate Analytics), which ranked 74/143 in the Endocrinology category.

The quality and impact of our journals are dependent on many different measures. We’ve provided here some of those metrics for BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, to reflect the latest 2020 data, that remain important to our authors. We’ve also listed our top most cited articles from each of the last two years, free to read.


Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with severe covid-19 with diabetes
APRIL 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001343

Elevation of blood glucose level predicts worse outcomes in hospitalized patients with COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study
JUNE 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001476

Glucose time in range and peripheral neuropathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease
JANUARY 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000991

Prevalence, incidence and mortality of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in Denmark 1996–2016
MAY 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-001071

Screening for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in type 2 diabetes using non-invasive scores and association with diabetic complications
FEBRUARY 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000904

Diabetes and covid-19: a global health challenge
APRIL 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001450

Hepatic de novo lipogenesis is suppressed and fat oxidation is increased by omega-3 fatty acids at the expense of glucose metabolism
MARCH 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000871

Gestational diabetes and long-term risk for dyslipidemia: a population-based historical cohort study
JANUARY 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000870

Low-energy total diet replacement intervention in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity treated with insulin: a randomized trial
JANUARY 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-001012

Flash glucose monitoring reduces glycemic variability and hypoglycemia: real-world data from Spain
MARCH 2020 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-001052


Immune checkpoint inhibitors: an emerging cause of insulin-dependent diabetes
FEBRUARY 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000591

New directions in incidence and prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the USA
MAY 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000657

Plant-derived polyunsaturated fatty acids and markers of glucose metabolism and insulin resistance: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled feeding trials
FEBRUARY 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000585

Association of socioeconomic status and DKA readmission in adults with type 1 diabetes: analysis of the US National Readmission Database
APRIL 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000621

Flash glucose monitoring improves glycemia in higher risk patients: a longitudinal, observational study under real-life settings
MARCH 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000611

Eligibility of patients with type 2 diabetes for sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor cardiovascular outcomes trials: a global perspective from the DISCOVER study
MARCH 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000627

Selenium supplementation and insulin resistance in a randomized, clinical trial
FEBRUARY 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000613

Medication regimen complexity and its impact on medication adherence and glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in an Ethiopian general hospital
JUNE 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000685

Unilateral remote temperature monitoring to predict future ulceration for the diabetic foot in remission
AUGUST 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000696

Validity of ICD-10-CM codes for determination of diabetes type for persons with youth-onset type 1 and type 2 diabetes
FEBRUARY 2019 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000547

Journal Metrics:

Days to first decision: 32
Days from acceptance to publication: 26

2 year Impact Factor (JCR): 3.183
SciMago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.462
Eigenfactor: 0.00451
CiteScore: 5.1

2019 total Content accesses: 300,000
Altmetric score: 494