Impact of Japan’s State of Emergency Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic on Trends in Diabetes Care: A Descriptive and Retrospective Study
Reviewer 1 Report
The paper deals with very important issue - the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on trends in diabetes care in Japan.
This paper analyses patients with diabetes who received medical treatment from 2018 to 2020 before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The paper provides interesting results however policy implications of conducted study are missing.
The introduction needs more references to provide background of the study.
In the end of manuscript the structure of manuscript should be provided.
The paper lack literature review section therefore, I would advice authors to follow IMRAD profile.
Thank you for undertaking the peer review of our manuscript, and it has made this research more meaningful and reasonable. We would like to respond to your comments as a Word file.
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Reviewer 2 Report
YES! A very good research article with an interesting and very actual medical subject.The originality of the theme make a good position with high quality of content and it s presentation. The reserch design is appropriate with sufficient and relevant references .The aim and the method are concordante with the results and conclusions.All the results and conclusions are adapted with the medical literature research and are supported by the aims.
I thinck that it s scientific value is important with an important impact to medical world research.
Thank you very much for reviewing our manuscript.