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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • File 1. Anonymous manuscript (no author information, no PDF)
  • File 2. Template information authors
  • File 3. Letter of submission
  • File 4. Conflict of interest form (to be filled out by all authors)
  • File 5. Publication License (signed by all authors)
  • File 6. Ethics committee approval and/or informed consent of patients (if applicable)
  • Structured abstract in English and Spanish: It should be written in sections, including the following: (For original and review article: Context, objective, methodology, results and conclusions); (clinical case: Introduction, objective, case presentation, discussion and conclusion); (History: Purpose, contents and contributions). It is important to note that the abstract should not exceed 250 words.
  • Keywords: must be between 6 to 12 words according to DeCS/MeSH
  • Tables and figures should be mentioned in the body of the text, including titles and sources (indicate whether they are self-prepared or taken from another text)
  • Add Highlights in English and Spanish: include the most important aspects of the manuscript and its main contributions. The sentences of these key points or highlights should be very short.
  • Include final manuscript declarations:
    • Funding
    • Conflicts of interest
    • Authors' contribution according to CRedIT taxonomy (does not apply to single-author manuscripts)
    • Ethical implications
    • Acknowledgements (optional)
  • Vancouver citation style
  • All references must include DOI (Digital Object Identifiers).

Author Guidelines

Any author interested in submitting a manuscript to Revista Colombiana de Endocrinología, Diabetes y Metabolismo must consider these requirements:

  1. Editorial policy. Authors must read, before submitting a manuscript to the journal, its editorial policy. It is crucial to identify the main theme lines of interest for the journal, the manuscript types accepted (their structure and conditions), the ethical considerations to be taken into account, and the dynamics of the review process.
  2. Submission letter. Authors must send a submission letter presenting the manuscript and stating that it is original and has not been simultaneously submitted to another journal.
  3. Conflict-of-interest statement and ethics committee endorsement. The authors of the manuscript must fill out a conflict-of-interest statement form. If the research from which the manuscript derives was submitted for endorsement to the funding institution’s ethics committee, it must also be attached as a supporting document for application.
  4. Citation style. Manuscripts may be submitted to the journal without strictly following the journal’s citation style or with minor formatting issues. However, if the manuscript is approved by peer review, authors will have to make the necessary citation style adjustments.
  5. Submissions. Manuscripts must be sent through the journal’s platform at: 

Formats for download

In order to formalize the submission of a manuscript (article, case, review, etc.), the following forms must be submitted as attachments:

  • Template information authors
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Publication License

If a manuscript is not accompanied by these four attachments, it will not be processed for evaluation.

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