Elsevier Announces New Journal for 2007

Primary Care Diabetes

London, 30 November 2006 – Elsevier and Primary Care Diabetes Europe are set to launch Primary Care Diabetes, an influential new diabetes journal in February 2007. Primary Care Diabetes, edited by Professor Guy EHM Rutten (Utrecht, The Netherlands) will be published quarterly and provide a valuable new resource for general practitioners/family doctors, nurses and other diabetes primary-care workers, by publishing original articles and high-quality reviews in the fields of clinical care, diabetes education, nutrition, health services, psychosocial research, epidemiology and other related areas.

Primary Care Diabetes is the official journal of Primary Care Diabetes Europe. Guy Rutten is joined by Associate Editors Kamlesh Khunti (UK), Neil Munro (UK) and KM Venkat Narayan (USA) and an international Editorial Board. "Primary Care Diabetes will be an important vehicle for the dissemination of high-quality applied research related to diabetes prevention and control in primary care" commented the editors of Primary Care Diabetes. "Our goal is to promote the implementation of evidence-based diabetes for all those working in a primary care setting and at the primary/secondary care interface."

Please visit the journal website at www.primary-care-diabetes.com to view free Preview Issue content. Subscribers will have full access to each issue as well as articles in press on the journal’s website. Primary Care Diabetes will also be accessible through Elsevier’s online database, ScienceDirect, the world's largest electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.

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About Primary Care Diabetes Europe
PCD Europe exists to provide a focal point for primary care clinicians and their patients. Its purpose is to promote high standards of care throughout Europe. Emphasis is placed on incorporating evidence based medicine into daily practice as well as promoting diabetes education and research in primary care.

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