The Chinese Journal of Diabetes (CJD) was established and sponsored in 1993 by the former Beijing Medical University (now is Peking University), with approval by the Ministry of Education and the State Press and Publication Administration. Since its establishment in 1993, the Journal has been managed and run by the Editorial Office of the CJD.The CJD, one of the source journals for national statistics, which is published monthly for clinicians and researchers of diabetes and its complications at all levels. It reports the latest advances and achievements in the field of Clinical treatment and prevention and basic research of diabetes and its complications in China, and serves the objectives of both international and domestic academic exchanges. In 2001, it was listed by the State Press and Publications Administrations as one of the journals with good economic benefits and social influence.As a result of the drastic increase of the prevalence and rapid development of the economy, diabetes is catching more and more attention of the medical workers, pharmaceutical industry and the whole society in China. All these will definitely increase the importance of the journal with good prospects.