Dr Carl Deaney qualified from London University and completed his VTS via the Oxford Deanery. He moved to his current position serving a rural community in East Lincolnshire in late 2013. He has a special interest in diabetes and its impact on patients' quality of life. He is passionate about the implementation of best practice in the primary care setting and teaches both at under-graduate and post-graduate level. His current research interests include real world studies of newer therapies, diabetic kidney disease, and cardio-vascular risk reduction in diabetes.