The Diabetes Educator

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The Diabetes Educator  
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DisciplineHealth Sciences
Edited byJames Fain
Publication details
Publication history
SAGE Publications (United Kingdom)
Standard abbreviations
Diabetes Educ.
ISSN0145-7217 (print)
1554-6063 (web)
OCLC no.2776215

The Diabetes Educator is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of Endocrinology. The journal's editor is James Fain, PhD, RN, BC-ADM, FAAN (University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth). It has been in publication since 1980 and is currently published by SAGE Publications in association with the American Association of Diabetes Educators.


The Diabetes Educator publishes original articles on topics such as patient care and education, clinical practice and clinical research. The multidisciplinary journal takes the view of diabetes education as represented by nurses, dieticians, physicians and other professionals. The Diabetes Educator aims to serve as a reference for the science and practice of diabetes management.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The Diabetes Educator is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2014 impact factor is 1.792, ranking it 98 out of 128 journals in the category ‘Endocrinology & Metabolism’.[1] and ranking it 52 out of 145 journals in the category ‘Public, Environmental, and Occupational Health’.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Journals Ranked". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.

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