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Emerging risk factors and complications of endocrine disorders: Collection is now published

X-ray of diabetic footBMC Endocrine Disorders previously launched a call for papers exploring the current state and future perspectives for risk factors and complications in endocrine disorders, guest edited by Dr Michael O'Reilly (Dublin, IE) Dr Nikolaos Papanas (Xanthi, GR), Prof Abdul Basit (Karachi, PK). We have been pleased to receive many high-quality submissions to this article collection. Find the published articles here.

Editor's picks

The many faces of diabetes. Is there a need for re-classification? A narrative review

Sakran N et al., examine the physiological mechanisms in diabetes, risks for complications, the effects of bariatric and metabolic surgery and sheds a light on whether diabetes should be reclassified.

Differing risk factors for new onset and recurrent gestational diabetes mellitus in multipara women: a cohort study

A cohort study by Zhang L et al., identified that gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) reoccurred in nearly half of women with a history of GDM. Also, risk factors for recurrent GDM and newly diagnosed GDM were shown to be different.


Aims and scope

BMC Endocrine Disorders is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the characterization, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders. The journal welcomes clinical, basic and translational science studies that provide insights into the pathophysiology, molecular and cell biology, genetics, pharmacology, or epidemiology of endocrine disorders. Articles on surgical advancements and new technologies aiding in the diagnosis, monitoring and computational modelling of endocrine disorders are also considered.

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  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 2.8
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 3.1
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.914
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.789

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 23
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 215

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