Ian James Martins

Independent Scientist

Dr. Ian James Martins has a DSc in Science in Nutrition and an MD in Diabetology. He is an editor and reviewer for various national and international journals. He received the Distinguished Scientist award from the International Scientist Awards on Engineering, Science and Medicine in 2021. He was also recognized as Top Peer Reviewer by the Global Peer Review Awards in 2019. Dr. Martins ranks in the top 1% of cited researchers according to the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) tool. He has an h index of 132 with more than 15,000 citations over the past 27 years. He also has 205 international certificates from journals, conferences, congresses, and summits. Dr. Martins is a member of the BIT Congress.

1books edited

3chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Ian James Martins

Rates of diabetes are increasing worldwide with cases spreading to various regions of both developing and developed countries, increasing the risk of various organ diseases. Nutritional interventions such as low-calorie, low-sugar diets have now become critical for combatting the disease. Written by experts from around the globe, this book examines the risks and benefits of sugar intake and the critical role of functional foods in treating diabetes. The chapters provide information to control sugar intake and to prevent the induction of organ disease in diabetic individuals.

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