New journal on diabetes management
1 March 2011
Future Medicine Ltd has launched Diabetes Management,
a new bimonthly title presenting findings, analyses and commentaries on
the battle with managing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Articles published in Diabetes Management address
improvements in current therapeutics and patient compliance,
together with perspectives on future prospects.
Coverage will focus on the key objective of stabilizing blood
glucose levels in individuals with either of the main forms of the
disease, gestational diabetes and the associated issues of patient
cooperation and education.
The journal will also reflect the frontiers of current research,
such as attempts to recreate pancreatic cells through stem cell
technology or islet cell transplantation, the development of
preventive measures for Type 1 diabetes and the potential for
biomarkers to be used for the detection of diabetes risk.
Diabetes Management will discuss the impact of
encouraging healthier lifestyles to reduce the risk of Type 2
diabetes and the importance of education in this context, with
respect to symptoms.
The management of diabetes has wide socioeconomic implications to
be tackled, and this new journal thereby provides clinicians and
health workers with the latest findings and opinions on the optimum
therapies for reducing the disabling effects of uncontrolled
Dr Jaakko Tuomilehto of the University of Helsinki, one of four
Associate Editors in charge of the editorial direction of Diabetes
Management, is supported by a team of international experts making
up the editorial advisory board.
Tuomilehto commented, “There are several scientific journals
related to diabetes. Nevertheless, it is obvious that there is a
place and need for a new one, especially one that deals with the
management of diabetes. There is no single or standard way to manage
diabetes; management is as complex as the disease itself.”
Elisa Manzotti, Editorial Director at Future Medicine, said, “The
input of all involved in Diabetes Management has been
invaluable to ensure we have a robust launch in this exciting arena
of research and practice.”
Manzotti went on to describe, “Diabetes Management will comprise
topical, concise articles bringing together all disciplines of
diabetes management. All submitted articles will be subjected to
rigorous peer and constructive peer review by at least three