scientific journal published since 1952 by the
American Diabetes Association. A monthly publication,
publishes original research about the physiology and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus. Submitted manuscripts can report any aspect of laboratory, animal, or human research. Emphasis is on investigative reports focusing on areas such as the pathogenesis of diabetes and its complications, normal and pathologic pancreatic islet function and intermediary metabolism, pharmacological mechanisms of drug and hormone action, and biochemical and molecular aspects of normal and abnormal biological processes. Studies in the area of diabetes education or the application or accepted therapeutic and diagnostic approaches to patients with diabetes mellitus are not published.
The impact factor of the journal is 8.505 (2009), ranking fourth in the field of endocrinology/metabolism out of 105 journals.
International editions of the journal include Asian, Japanese, Turkish, and Chinese editions.