ISSN: 2423-6438  
J Renal Endocrinol. 2015;1(1): e2.

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On the occasion of world diabetes day 2015; act today to change tomorrow

Mahmood Rafieian-Kopaei 1, Azar Baradaran 2 *

1 Medical Plants Research Center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran. 2Department of Pathology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
*Corresponding author: Prof. Azar Baradaran, Email:

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.

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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.

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Submitted: 10 Dec 2014

Accepted: 09 Jan 2015
First published online: 14 Jan 2015
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