Published online Mar 15, 2010. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v1.i1.1
Revised: September 10, 2009
Accepted: September 17, 2009
Published online: March 15, 2010
The first issue of World Journal of Diabetes (WJD), whose preparatory work was initiated on September 23, 2008, is published on March 15, 2010. The WJD Editorial Board has now been established and consists of 323 distinguished experts from 38 countries. Our purpose of launching WJD is to publish peer-reviewed, high-quality articles via an open-access online publishing model, thereby acting as a platform for communication between peers and the wider public, and maximizing the benefits to editorial board members, authors and readers.