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Metformin: an old but still the best treatment for type 2 diabetes

Overview of attention for article published in Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome, February 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#25 of 438)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (95th percentile)

Mentioned by

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3 news outlets
twitter
1 tweeter
facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

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251 Dimensions

Readers on

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588 Mendeley
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Title
Metformin: an old but still the best treatment for type 2 diabetes
Published in
Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome, February 2013
DOI 10.1186/1758-5996-5-6
Pubmed ID
Authors

Lilian Beatriz Aguayo Rojas, Marilia Brito Gomes

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 588 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 3 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
India 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 577 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 160 27%
Student > Master 98 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 57 10%
Student > Postgraduate 55 9%
Researcher 49 8%
Other 104 18%
Unknown 65 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 206 35%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 81 14%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 69 12%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 60 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 30 5%
Other 53 9%
Unknown 89 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 24. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 June 2020.
All research outputs
#868,548
of 15,866,536 outputs
Outputs from Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome
#25
of 438 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#29,667
of 387,615 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome
#1
of 22 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,866,536 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 94th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 438 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.8. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its peers.
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