The International Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism publishes reports of experimental and clinical research on diabetes mellitus and metabolism. Original contributions on morphological, biochemical, physiological, pathophysiological and clinical aspects of research on diabetes and metabolism are welcome. Reports are published in the form of original papers, short reports and case reports, letters to the Editor and book reviews. The Editors will be pleased to consider articles describing new techniques, such as new transplantation methods or metabolic models, of importance in the field of diabetes and metabolism. The Journal also publishes abstracts of scientific meetings.