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Diabetes Mellitus

Call for Papers

Diabetes is a disorder in which the level of blood glucose is persistently raised above the normal range. It occurs either because of a lack of insulin or because of the presence of factors which oppose the action of insulin. The estimated prevalence of diabetes among adults in the United States ranges from 4.4 to 17.9 percent. However, because of the associated microvascular and macrovascular disease, diabetes accounts for almost 14 percent of US health care expenditures, at least one-half of which are related to complications such as myocardial infarction, stroke, end-stage renal disease, retinopathy, and foot ulcers.

We invite investigators to contribute original research articles as well as review articles that explore aspects in diabetes such as epidemiology, pathogenesis, acute and chronic complications, latest advances in treatment, prevention, and future therapies. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Epidemiology and etiology of diabetes
  • Management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Control and complications
  • Cardiovascular disease in diabetes
  • Diabetic neuropathies
  • Evaluation of the diabetic foot
  • Diabetic nephropathy

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ije/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/ije/dmel/ according to the following timetable:

Manuscript DueFriday, 7 June 2013
First Round of ReviewsFriday, 30 August 2013
Publication DateFriday, 25 October 2013

Lead Guest Editor

  • Ilias Migdalis, 2nd Medical Department and Diabetes Centre, NIMTS Hospital, 12 Monis Petraki, 11521 Athens, Greece

Guest Editors

  • David Leslie, Department of Diabetes, St Bartholomew's Hospital, University of London and Blizard Institute, London, UK
  • Nikolaos Papanas, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
  • Paul Valensi, Department of Endocrinology-Diabetology-Nutrition, Jean Verdier Hospital, APHP, CRNH-IdF, Paris Nord University, Bondy, France
  • Helen Vlassara, Division of Experimental Diabetes and Aging, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L, Levy Place, Box 1460, New York, NY 10029, USA