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The Journal of Korean Diabetes (J Korean Diabetes) was first launched in 2000 as the official journal of the Korean Diabetes Association. It is published quarterly in 30th of March, June, September, and December, with articles in Korean either with or without English abstracts. The aims of this journal are to contribute to the cure and education of diabetes mellitus and the advancement of diabetology by sharing scientific information on the latest developments in diabetology among members of the Korean Diabetes Association and other international societies.

The journal publishes articles regarding education, information, and basic or clinical studies related to diabetes. The editorial board calls for articles from international research or clinical study groups.

Publication is determined by the editors and peer reviewers, who are experts in their specific fields of diabetology. Manuscripts are categorized as review articles, original articles, or case report. Index words from medical subject headings (MeSH) list of Index Medicus are included in original articles and case reports to facilitate article searches. The journal is also published on the official website of the Korea Diabetes Association ( It is widely distributed to the members of the Korean Diabetes Association, medical school, libraries, and related institutions. All or some of the articles in this journal are abstracted/indexed in KoreaMed, Synapse, KoMCI, and Google Scholar.

Open Access

This is an Open Access journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

The Journal of
Korean Diabetes

Print ISSN: 2233-7431
Online ISSN: 2714-0547

  • 5,509 Use of Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry for Body Composition in Chronic Disease Management
    3,530 Revisiting the Diabetes Crisis in Korea: Call for Urgent Action
    3,199 Clinical Nutrition Therapy for Weight Control in Obese Diabetic Patients
    5,419 Recent Advances in Anti-Obesity Drugs
    1,570 Guidelines for the Use of 2023 Food Exchange Lists for Diabetes Meal Planning


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