How to Submit a Manuscript
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Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) uses PCD
Manuscript Central for manuscript submission and tracking. Before you submit
your manuscript, however, please read the instructions below in addition
to the information provided on manuscript requirements.
- Prepare a cover letter indicating the type of article you are
submitting and verifying that the final manuscript has been seen and
approved by all authors. The cover letter should disclose any and all conflicts of interest.
Disclosure should include any information about the authors’
professional or financial affiliations that may potentially be regarded
as having biased the manuscript. Financial conflicts include employment,
salary, consulting fees, honoraria, stock or equity interests, expert
testimony, and intellectual property rights (e.g., patents, royalties,
copyrights). The cover letter should also verify that the manuscript discloses all
financial support for the work described in the article. Authors should
describe IRB approval, if applicable, and granting institution. Submit the
cover letter when you submit your manuscript.
Submit manuscripts by visiting
You will receive an e-mail response acknowledging receipt of your
manuscript. The response will include a manuscript number. Please refer to
the manuscript number in all further correspondence. If you have
any questions, please contact the journal at