Introducing EMJ Diabetes 5.1!!!
EASD 2017 was held in the stunning city of Lisbon, Portugal, also home to the world's oldest association dedicated to the treatment of diabetes, the Association for the Protection of Diabetics of Portugal (APDP). The EASD Annual Meeting grows from strength to strength, with 15,000 participants in attendance at this year's event and an outstanding number of abstracts submitted, of which 1,200 were hand-picked for presentation over the course of the five-day meeting.
An independent review of the highpoints from the EASD congress is included in the latest edition of this eJournal, including details of the EASD President's, Prof Juleen Zierath, passionate speech that set out the aims of the event, highlighting the need to improve research and educational programmes to enable the society to reach its goals. EMJ Diabetes 5.1 also contains reviews of a select few of the 1,200 abstracts presented at congress and the Abstract Review section details some of the latest progress of ongoing diabetes research projects. Furthermore, three insightful interviews with members of the Editorial Board are featured, in which world-leading experts detail how they began their career in diabetes and outline their hopes for the future of the field.
Finally, this latest issue presents high-quality, peer-reviewed articles outlining state-of-the-
Zoë Webster, Publisher at EMJ, expressed her enthusiasm for the latest edition of this journal, stating: "EASD 2017 has surpassed last year's exceptional benchmark, delivering more world-leading research than ever before. EMJ Diabetes 5.1 provides readers with highlights from the congress and key examples of the ground-breaking research aimed at changing the way diabetes is treated."
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