Archives of General Internal Medicine

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Upcoming Special Issues

  • Zelada Castro

    Internist at Louis A Weiss Memorial Hospital, USA

Handling Editor- Zelada Castro, Internist at Louis A Weiss Memorial Hospital, USA
Diabetes also can be referred to as Diabetes Mellitus, is a group of metabolic disorders 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 can include diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state, or death. Serious long-term complications include cardiovascular disease, stroke, chronic kidney disease, foot ulcers, and damage to the eyes.
Diabetes is due to either the pancreas not producing enough insulin or the cells of the body not responding properly to the insulin produced. There are three main types of diabetes mellitus:

  • Type 1 DM results from the pancreas's failure to produce enough insulin. This form was previously referred to as "insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus" (IDDM) or "juvenile diabetes". The cause is unknown.
  • Type 2 DM begins with insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to respond to insulin properly. As the disease progresses a lack of insulin may also develop. This form was previously referred to as "Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus" (NIDDM) or "adult-onset diabetes". The most common cause is excessive body weight and not enough exercise.
  • Gestational diabetes is the third main form and occurs when pregnant women without a previous history of diabetes develop high blood sugar levels.

Diabetes Therapy includes:

  • Healthy eating
  • Regular exercise
  • Possibly, diabetes medication or insulin therapy
  • Blood sugar monitoring

Diabetes Treatment includes the following-

  • Metformin
  • Sulfonylureas
  • Meglitinides
  • Thiazolidinediones
  • DPP-4 inhibitors
  • GLP-1 receptor agonists
  • SGLT2 inhibitors
  • Insulin therapy
  • Bariatric surgery

Main aim of special issue include publishing peer reviewed articles that are within the scope of the proposed topic and so sharing the knowledge of medical practitioners, researchers, lab professionals, students, academicians and industries that involved in Medical and clinical studies to everyone. For this special issue we welcome all types of articles (Research, Review, Case report, Short communication, Commentary, Letter to editor, Perspective, Opinion, Clinical images etc.)
The scope of journal is intended but not restricted to the emerging trends in Archives of General Internal Medicine. The issue will incorporate all researches with related field mentioned below-

  • Biochemistry of Diabetes
  • Cell Replacement Therapy
  • Cell Therapy for Diabetes
  • Diabetes cases
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes studies
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diabetic Drugs
  • Genetics of Diabetes
  • Glucose Regulation
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Risk Factors And Related Diseases Of Diabetes
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