Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. If left untreated, diabetes can cause many complications. Acute complications include diabetic ketoacidosis and nonketotic hyperosmolar coma. Serious long-term complications include cardiovascular disease, stroke, kidney failure, foot ulcers and damage to the eyes.
Open access involve unrestricted online access for articles to peer-reviewed research. Open access is primarily meant for scholarly journal articles but also include increasing number of book chapters, theses and scholarly monographs. Diabetes articles are open access articles which is reader friendly. The articles appear online once after the peer review process has completed and permanently available online without charge. OMICS International with its open access journals represents the research discoveries and advancements in various scientific and medical disciplines. An open access article creates great interest towards authors in getting wider audience for his research articles. The major goals of open access diabetes articles is to help in scaling up with the continuing and explosive growth of knowledge by providing unlimited access to scientific community. The articles provide full-fledged information regarding the recent developments and research findings in the medical field of Diabetic cardiomyopathy, Diabetic nephropathy, Diabetic neuropath, Diabetic retinopathy etc. Diabetic retinopathy, cataract, glaucoma are the major eye problems associated with diabetes. Diabetes may lead to lower bone mineral density, increasing the risk of osteoporosis.
The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information. The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on July, 2014