Diabetic Medicine

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Editor-in-Chief: Professor Graham A. Hitman, London, UK

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 49/122 (Endocrinology & Metabolism)

Online ISSN: 1464-5491

Editor's Choice

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August 2014

Editor's Selection

Physical activity in Type 2 diabetes: have we got it correct?
G. A. Hitman

Systematic Review or Meta-analysis

Effects of advanced carbohydrate counting in patients with Type 1 diabetes: a systematic review
S. Schmidt, et al.

Diabetes in people with an intellectual disability: a systematic review of prevalence, incidence and impact.
K. McVilly, et al.

Research Articles- Epidemiology

Association of physical activity with glycaemic control and cardiovascular risk profile in 65 666 people with Type 2 diabetes from Germany and Austria
G. Hermann, et al. and for the Diabetes Patienten Verlaufsdokumentation (DPV)-initiative and the BMBF Competence Network Diabetes Mellitus

July 2014

Review Articles

The confusing tale of depression and distress in patients with diabetes: a call for greater clarity and precision
L. Fisher, et al.

Psychological and pharmacological interventions for depression in patients with diabetes mellitus: an abridged Cochrane review
H. Baumeister, et al.

Research Articles | Epidemiology

Coffee consumption and the risk of latent autoimmune diabetes in adults—results from a Swedish case–control study
J. E. Löfvenborg, et al

June 2014


David Hadden 
D. R. McCance

Editor's Selection

Statins and diabetes 
G. A. Hitman

Research Articles Treatment

Factors associated with statin treatment for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in people within 2 years following diagnosis of diabetes in Scotland, 2006–2008 
N. R. V. Jones, et al. and on behalf of the Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group

May 2014

Diabetes, sleep and metformin
G. A. Hitman

Review Articles

Pancreas transplantation: a treatment option for people with diabetes
S. Mittal et al.

Kaleidoscope model of diabetes care: time for a rethink?
K. D. Barnard, et al.

Research Article: Treatment

The relationship between metformin therapy and sleep quantity and quality in patients with Type 2 diabetes referred for potential sleep disorders
F. Kajbaf, et al.

April 2014

Editor's Selection: This Month's Highlighted Articles

Audit and good diabetes practice
G. A. Hitman

Review Articles

Banting Memorial Lecture 2013 A life in balance: wandering the pathways of control
S. A. Amiel

RD Lawrence Lecture 2013 Stratified approaches to the management of diabetes
E. Pearson

Original Articles

The UK service level audit of insulin pump therapy in adults
H. D. White, et al.

Chronic kidney disease and diabetes in the National Health Service: a cross-sectional survey of the UK National Diabetes Audit
C. J. Hill, et al.

March 2014


Diabetes and Pregnancy
H. R. Murphy


Hyperglycaemia in pregnancy: what's in a name?
H. R. Murphy and D. R. Hadden

Review Articles

Genetics, genomics and metabolomics: new insights into maternal metabolism during pregnancy
W. L. Lowe Jr and J. Karban

The role of the one-carbon cycle in the developmental origins of Type 2 diabetes and obesity
S. Finer, P. Saravanan, G. Hitman and C. Yajnik

Trying to understand gestational diabetes
P. M. Catalano

The use of oral hypoglycaemic agents in pregnancy
R. I. G. Holt and K. D. Lambert

Maternal outcomes and follow-up after gestational diabetes mellitus
C. Kim

February 2014

Editor's Selection:
To tweet or not to tweet (page 121)
G. A. Hitman et al.

Review Article
Evidence for continuous glucose monitoring: sufficient for reimbursement?
L. Heinemann et al.

Systematic Review or Meta-analysis
Thyroid autoimmunity in Type 1 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis
C. B. Shun et al.

Systematic Review or Meta-analysis
The effect of diabetic neuropathy on foot bones: a systematic review and meta-analysis
A. L. Barwick et al.

Educational and Psychological Aspects
Medical and psychological outcomes for young adults with Type 1 diabetes: no improvement despite recent advances in diabetes care
B. Johnson et al.

Educational and Psychological Aspects
General practice-recorded depression and antidepressant use in young people with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes: a cohort study using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink
E. Morgan et al.

All Editor's Choice articles


2013: Volume 30

Issue 6, June 2013

Diabetic retinopathy
Heng et al.

Glucocorticoids and growth hormone on insulin resistance
Yuen et al.

Assessment of insulin action
Dube et al.

Issue 5, May 2013

Real-world factors affecting adherence to insulin therapy in diabetes
Davies et al.

A non-invasive sweat indicator test for the diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy
Papanas et al.

Insulin resistance: a risk marker in the older person
Krentz et al.

DKA predictors in adults
Butalia et al.

Issue 4, April 2013

Ethnicity and social deprivation and its influence on diabetes

Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in developing and developed countries
Ruta et al.

Diabetic retinopathy in Africa
Burgess et al.

Barriers to self-management of diabetes
Ahola and Groop

Issue 3, March 2013

GLP-1-based therapies and the cardiovascular continuum
Burgmaier et al.

Representativeness of participants in trials of glycaemic control
Saunders et al.

Osteocalcin, glucose and lipid interrelations in Chinese elderly
Chen et al.

RD Lawrence Lecture 2012

2012: Volume 29

Issue 12, December 2012

The tuning fork and the at-risk foot

A pocket-sized disposable device for testing the integrity of sensation in the outpatient setting
Bowling et al.

Clinical evaluation of a new device in the assessment of peripheral sensory neuropathy in diabetes
Bracewell et al.

Issue 11, November 2012

Finally, a UK consensus on the use of HbA1c to diagnose diabetes

HbA1c for diagnosis of diabetes

Issue 10, October 2012

Self monitoring of glucose in Type 2 diabetes: guidelines fail to reflect evidence

Self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with diabetes who do not use insulin—are guidelines evidence-based?
Aakre et al.

Issue 9, September 2012

Fatty liver: cause or consequence?

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, insulin resistance and ectopic fat

Screening criteria to predict future diabetes
Heianza et al.

Issue 8, August 2012

Access to insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring – is it an even playing field?

Insulin pump use in clinical practice
Carlsson et al.

Issue 7, July 2012

Costs of diabetes; new figures for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Estimating current and future costs of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the UK
Hex et al.

Issue 6, June 2012

Fasting, Ramadan and diabetes

Ramadan fasts in people with diabetes
Ghouri et al.

Ramadan Prospective Diabetes Study
Ahmedani et al.

Low glycaemic variability in subjects with Type 2 diabetes following pre-Ramadan assessment and adjustments for fasting
Hui & Oliver

Issue 5, May 2012

Statins and glycaemic control—a cause for concern?

Rosuvastatin and atorvastatin on glycaemic control in Type 2 diabetes
Simsek et al.

Issue 4, April 2012

The viral aetiology of diabetes: a tribute to Keith Taylor (1929–2012)
Leslie & Ludvigsson

Natural history of Type 2 diabetes in youth
Rhodes et al.

Issue 3, March 2012

Hypoglycaemia, analogue insulins; prescribing cost or quality of life?

Cost-effectiveness of reduced hypoglycaemia with insulin detemir
Valentine et al.

Issue 2, February 2012

Type 1 diabetes education and care: time for a rethink?
Cradock & Cranston

Type 2 diabetes, metformin and lactic acidosis—defining the risk and promoting safe practice

Group experiences in living with diabetes
Due-Christensen et al.

Issue 1, January 2012

Vitamin D, diabetic neuropathy and supplementation post-gestational diabetes

Biomarkers for diabetes—past, present and future possibilities

2011: Volume 28

Issue 12, December 2011

Sir Harold Himsworth and Insulin insensitivity 75 years on
Krentz & Hitman

A Toast to Sir Harold Himsworth

Sir Harold Himsworth

Issue 11, November 2011

Persistent lipid abnormalities in diabetes; are we approaching the treatment optimally?

Persistent lipid abnormalities in statin-treated people with diabetes
Leiter et al.