OA International
Annals of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders
Author Guidelines

Become a part of OA International Journals, the community that supports you and enables you to share your valuable research work to the widest possible audience across the globe.

We at OA International are dedicated to facilitate and improve scholarly communication and our staff is committed to provide the best possible service to our authors.

All our journals are governed by our dedicated editorial board members, who are recognized in the world's leading scientific indexes and are always active in the scientific communities they serve.

In order to make a hassle-free publishing journey, we expect authors to follow certain standards when they publish with us. Instructions for authors as follows.

All the submissions should consist the Following components:
  • Cover letter (Mandatory)
  • Manuscript (Mandatory)
  • Figures
  • Tables
  • Supplemental Material

Manuscripts must be submitted through our online submission system: https://oaint.org/submit-manuscript.php or as an email attachment to submissions@oaint.org

Article Types/Formats/Preparation Guidelines

The author(s) are requested to specify a particular classification of the article type upon submission (please include this in the cover letter); however, the Editor and the Associate Editor retain the right to classify the manuscript type as they see fit.

The manuscript should be prepared in "English language". Submitted manuscripts are considered for peer-review/publication only when they are found to be original, results & data are authentic. Which are not published elsewhere or under review with other journals.

Original Article: Article should not exceed more than 7500 words; abstract should be limited to 250 words. Original articles must be presented in the following order.

  • Manuscript Title
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of interest if any
  • References

Review: Article should not contain more than 6000 words; abstract word limit should be 250 words.

Case Report: Article should not contain more than 3000 words; abstract word limit should be 250 words and with maximum of 30 references. Submitted case reports should be unique and the clinical observations to be made on one or more number of patients.

Editorial: Manuscript should not contain more than 1000 words and with maximum of 10 references. Editorial board members are invited to submit the editorials that are entitled to comment on recently published articles or highlight the ongoing research in the area of interest.

Mini Review: Article should not contain more than 3000 words; Abstract word limit should be 250 words with Maximum of 40 references. It is a concise review of a particular area where the references need to be cited within past 5 years.

Letter to the Editor: Article should not contain more than 1000 words; and should have maximum of 10 references. In letter to the editor, authors can convey their thoughts and can raise their concerns on recently published articles.

Clinical Images: Clinical images are limited to 3 images with maximum of 250 words in case description or image description with 5 references.

Manuscript preparation Guidelines: Authors are requested to follow the guidelines before submission of manuscript

Title Page:

Title: Manuscript title should not exceed more than 160 characters and should be in title case

Authors: List the full names of all the authors along with their affiliations

Affiliations: Author affiliation should be mentioned in order: Department, University/Institute, City, State, Country and Country, to identify different affiliations use superscript numbers.

Corresponding Author: For further corresponding author has to provide their full name, affiliation, telephone number and email address.

Abstract:

Abstracts are limited to 250 words that describe Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusion (for research article) of the study. Author need to summarize their findings. Donot include any citations in the abstract. Authors can even include keywords in the abstract.

Keywords:

Authors can include maximum of five keywords, abbreviations should not be used in the keyword section.

Text:

Text should include Introduction, Materials & Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion and Acknowledgement (If any). Use numbering for references in the body text.

Results:

Results mentioned in the results section should not be repeated in the discussion section. Results should provide complete details of the experiment that should support the conclusion of the study. Tables and figures can be included in the results section.

Discussion:

This section should be separate or can be combined with results (results and discussion) or can be mixed with conclusion (discussion and conclusion). Detailed interpretation of data should not be included in the results; it should be included in the discussion section. Do not repeat the details given in the introduction.

Acknowledgement:

Authors can include funding sources and personal acknowledgement in this section. Authors are encouraged to list all the funding sources used for preparation of manuscript. Please provide the grant number and authors associated with specific funding sources.

Figures:

Preferred formats are JPEG, TIFF, PNG, GIF and power point. This section includes Figures, their title and description. Figure legends should not be repeated in text. If a figure has been published elsewhere, then you need to get the permission from the copyright to reproduce the material at the time of submitting agreement form. Figures should be numbered in order (as per cited in the text part)

Tables:

Tables should not be embedded with the text, but it can be cited in the text part. Each table should contain title and description. There is no limit for tables submitted. Tables should provide new information instead of duplicating the same given in the text. Do not use spaces while making tables. Table should be provided in word document, so that the text in the table can be copy editable as per journal format.

Supplementary Files:

We do not limit the number of supplementary material items that author has to include in the manuscript. Supplementary materials should be named as S (Example Figure S1, Table S1, Video S1, etc..). Make sure that these supplementary items should be cited in the text.

References:

Published and accepted articles should be included in the reference list. References should be numbered consecutively in order in which they are first cited in the text part. Author can also cite the references in the tables and figures apart from text part. In in-text references, authors surname and year should be included if publications are cited in the text.

Journal References:

Author, A. (Publication Year). Article title. Periodical Title, Volume(Issue), pp.-pp.

Nevin, A. (1990). The changing of teacher education special education. Teacher Education and Special Education: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, 13(3-4), 147-148.

Book References:

Finney, J. (1970). Time and again. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

Website References:

Author, A. (Year, Month Date of Publication). Article title. Retrieved from URL

Manuscript Withdrawal Policy:

We at OA International follow best publication ethics and are committed to providing high-quality publishing and uphold the publication ethics to advance the intellectual agenda of the scientific community. And we expect our authors to comply with the same.

Authors are allowed to withdraw their manuscripts within 48 hours of their submission, without paying any penalty fee for withdrawal.

Authors need to submit a "withdrawal form" (can be availed from the respective journal editor) to the respective journal editor, signed by all the author(s) or the corresponding author of the manuscript, stating the proper reason for the withdrawal.

There are instances, where the author requests withdrawal of manuscript from publication process, and the withdrawal of the same will be permitted only for most compelling and unavoidable reasons cited by the authors, provided the withdrawal penalty is fully paid by the authors.

In case Author(s) requests withdrawal of manuscript, anytime during the review process is initiated, under revision, Post acceptance, in production stage (early release or ahead of publication) or post-publication, then the authors should fully pay the withdrawal penalty to the OA International Editorial Office. Our editorial office will provide the corresponding author a formal letter of Manuscript Withdrawal.

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