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.
When the body is unable to create enough insulin followed by the fluctuation of blood glucose level in the normal range, it leads to Diabetes. This is further classified as Type 1 Diabetes that occurs mostly at the teenage, however can be seen from infants to elders also. Type 1 Diabetes has been found for the most common population of the country that is not curable after its occurrence, but can be prevented through the proper choice of diet, exercise and daily routine with regular medication. There are few symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes like tiredness, abnormal weight loss, more urine formation, increased thirst etc. This case is generally detected by the blood sugar test, where further medications are prescribed to maintain the insulin measure of the body. Among the body organs, pancreas plays an important role in diabetes as it is responsible for the production of insulin.
Last date updated on September, 2014