Introduction
Aims and Scope of the Journal of Korean Diabetes
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 (http://www.diabetes.or.kr/pro/search/sub01.php?idx=1). 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.
Editorial Board
  Editor-in-Chief
Kyu Chang Won (Yeungnam University)
  
  Associate Editors
Tae Seo Sohn(The Catholic University of Korea) Cheol-Young Park(Sungkyunkwan University)
In-Kyung Jeong(Kyung Hee University) Hye Seung Jung(Seoul National University)
  
  Editorial Members
Jae-Hyoung Cho(The Catholic University of Korea) Sung Hee Choi(Seoul National University)
Sun Huh(Hallym University) Kyu Yeon Hur(Sungkyunkwan University)
Hail Kim (KAIST) Hye Soon Kim(Keimyung University)
Jin Hwa Kim(Chosun University) Kyung-Soo Kim(Cha University)
Mi-kyung Kim(Inje University) Sang Yong Kim(Chosun University)
Seung-Hyun Ko(The Catholic University of Korea) Bo Kyung Koo(Seoul National University)
Byung-Wan Lee(Yonsei University) Jun Sung Moon(Yeungnam University)
Junghyun Noh(Inje University) Keun-Gyu Park(Kyungpook University)
Ohk Hyun Ryu(Hallym University) Ji A Seo(Korea University)
Dongwon Yi(Pusan National University) Min Jeong Gu(Seoul National University Hospital)
Hye-Kyung Chung(Yonsei University) Yu Jeong Park(Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital)
Statistical Advisors
Hyeon Chang Kim (Yonsei University)
Juneyoung Lee (Korea University)
Yong-Moon Park (University of South Carolina)
Seonwoo Kim (Samsung Biomedical Research Institute)
Mira Park (Eulji University)
Hongyup Ahn (Dongguk University)

Manuscript Editor
Sue Yeon Chung (MEDrang Inc.)