Dr Julia Platts graduated from the Medical School of St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London in 1989 and undertook speciality training in Wales and became a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology in Glan Clwyd Hospital, North Wales, in 2002. In 2008 she moved to the University Hospital of Llandough, Cardiff. She also works with Cardiff University, developing modules for the Diabetes Diploma. She was appointed as the National Clinical Lead for Diabetes in Wales in 2014 to help deliver the Diabetes Delivery Plan in Wales. She has a particular clinical interest in type 1 diabetes, technology and diabetes, young adult services, pregnancy and diabetes and a service development interest in education in diabetes, prevention and remission services in diabetes.