Diabetes Care is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published after 1978 by the American Diabetes Association. The journal covers research in the following five categories: 1) clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research, 2) epidemiology/health services research, 3) emerging treatments and technologies, 4) pathophysiology/complications, and 5) cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal additionally publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries.[2]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 8.42, ranking it seventh out of 128 journals in the category "Endocrinology & Metabolism."