Acta Diabetologica is a journal that publishes reports of experimental and clinical research on diabetes mellitus and related metabolic diseases. Original contributions on biochemical, physiological, pathophysiological and clinical aspects of research on diabetes and metabolic diseases are welcome. Reports are published in the form of original articles, short communications and letters to the editor. Invited reviews and editorials are also published. A Methodology forum, which publishes contributions on methodological aspects of diabetes in vivo and in vitro, is also available. The Editor-in-chief will be pleased to consider articles describing new techniques (e.g., new transplantation methods, metabolic models), of innovative importance in the field of diabetes/metabolism. Finally, workshop reports are also welcome in Acta Diabetologica.

The journal is also open for publication of supplements and for publishing abstracts of scientific meetings. Condition can be obtained from the Editor-in Chief or the publisher.
  • Acta Diabetologica, formerly known as Acta Diabetologica Latina, was founded in 1964
  • It is probably the oldest active diabetes journal in Europe

Journal information

  • Massimo Porta
Managing Editor
  • Massimo Federici,
  • Antonio Secchi
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

4.280 (2020)
Impact factor
3.770 (2020)
Five year impact factor
8 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
371,945 (2021)

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