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 2019 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.


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


Metformin in gestational diabetes: the offspring follow-up (MiG TOFU): body composition and metabolic outcomes at 7–9 years of age
APRIL 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000456

Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists are not associated with retinal adverse events in the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System
JANUARY 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000475

Inpatient diabetes management by specialized diabetes team versus primary service team in non-critical care units: impact on 30-day readmission rate and hospital cost
APRIL 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000460

Treatment choice, medication adherence and glycemic efficacy in people with type 2 diabetes: a UK clinical practice database study
MAY 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000512

Declining trends of diabetic nephropathy, retinopathy and neuropathy with improving diabetes care indicators in Japanese patients with type 2 and type 1 diabetes (JDDM 46)
MAY 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000521

Pioglitazone and cause-specific risk of mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes: extended analysis from a European multidatabase cohort study
JANUARY 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000481

Trends in type 2 diabetes detection among adults in the USA, 1999-2014
JANUARY 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000487

Medical nutrition therapy for gestational diabetes mellitus based on Mediterranean Diet principles: a subanalysis of the St Carlos GDM Prevention Study
OCTOBER 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2018-000550

Association of type 1 diabetes and concentrations of drinking water components in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
FEBRUARY 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000466

Variables associated with HbA1c and weight reductions when adding liraglutide to multiple daily insulin injections in persons with type 2 diabetes (MDI Liraglutide trial 3)
FEBRUARY 2018 10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000464

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