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Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapyopen access

Country New Zealand  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of New Zealand
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Internal Medicine

Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
PublisherDove Medical Press Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
Scope An international, peer-reviewed, open access, online journal. The journal is committed to the rapid publication of the latest laboratory and clinical findings in the fields of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity research. Original research, review, case reports, hypothesis formation, expert opinion and commentaries are all considered for publication.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Internal Medicine2010Q3
Internal Medicine2011Q3
Internal Medicine2012Q2
Internal Medicine2013Q2
Internal Medicine2014Q1
Internal Medicine2015Q1
Internal Medicine2016Q1
Internal Medicine2017Q1
Internal Medicine2018Q2
Internal Medicine2019Q2

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.714
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.771
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.640
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.544
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.563
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.442
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.311
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.995
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.991
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.332
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.714
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.771
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.640
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.797
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.895
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.587
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.482
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.882
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.507
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.176
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.771
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.207
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.909
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.922
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.764
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.228
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.385
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.015
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20148
Self Cites20157
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20177
Self Cites201812
Self Cites201923
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201015
Total Cites201127
Total Cites201282
Total Cites2013193
Total Cites2014409
Total Cites2015688
Total Cites2016744
Total Cites2017625
Total Cites2018533
Total Cites2019578
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20090
External Cites per document20100.667
External Cites per document20110.771
External Cites per document20121.600
External Cites per document20132.783
External Cites per document20143.819
External Cites per document20154.540
External Cites per document20164.470
External Cites per document20173.839
External Cites per document20183.428
External Cites per document20193.049
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.714
Cites per document20110.771
Cites per document20121.640
Cites per document20132.797
Cites per document20143.895
Cites per document20154.587
Cites per document20164.482
Cites per document20173.882
Cites per document20183.507
Cites per document20193.176
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20197
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201021
Citable documents201135
Citable documents201250
Citable documents201369
Citable documents2014105
Citable documents2015150
Citable documents2016166
Citable documents2017161
Citable documents2018152
Citable documents2019182
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20090
Uncited documents201014
Uncited documents201121
Uncited documents201214
Uncited documents201318
Uncited documents201426
Uncited documents201524
Uncited documents201629
Uncited documents201729
Uncited documents201830
Uncited documents201947
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20108
Cited documents201115
Cited documents201237
Cited documents201353
Cited documents201482
Cited documents2015131
Cited documents2016141
Cited documents2017135
Cited documents2018124
Cited documents2019142
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