Please cite this paper as: Rafieian-Kopaei M, Baradaran A. On the occasion of world diabetes day 2015; act today tochange tomorrow. J Renal Endocrinol. 2015;1:e02.
Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education
World diabetes day was envisaged in 1991 by World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Diabetes Federation in response to increasing concerns about the escalating health threat that diabetes currency poses. The theme of this year (2015) is act today to change tomorrow concentrating on the importance of starting the day with a healthy breakfast to help prevent the onset of type II diabetes and effectively manage all types of diabetes to avoid complications.