International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries is a peer-reviewed journal with global reach and championed and edited by experts in the field. The journal focuses on the complete spectrum of contemporary clinical and basic science related issues, new and emerging technologies, cutting-edge innovations and future trends in the field of diabetes. It publishes work done in the developing world, especially from countries afflected by the epidemic of diabetes.

The journal publishes original articles, review articles, editorials, letter to the editor, and case reports.


The editor-in-chief assigns manuscripts to six associate editors for initial evaluation to opine on the suitability of the article for the journal. Based on the overall opinion, articles may be rejected at the initial stage by the EIC, or warrant review. Those warranting review are then assigned to associate editors who act as handling editors to oversee the review process before submitting their recommendation to the EIC for final approval. We follow single-blind peer review process, it mandates review by at least two/three experts selected from the journal's reviewer database, PubMed search, and other relevant online sources. The reviewers may choose to reject after peer-review at the initial stage or advice revisions which are sent to the corresponding author. The revised version is sent for review (s) till the article meets the requisite acceptance standards of the journal.

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  • S V Madhu
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Journal metrics

0.525 (2019)
Impact factor
0.511 (2019)
Five year impact factor
64 days
Submission to first decision
190 days
Submission to acceptance
66,144 (2020)

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This journal has 14 open access articles

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