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 Cardiff University Diabetes Diploma. She was appointed as the National Clinical Lead for Diabetes in Wales in 2014 to progress the Welsh Government Diabetes Delivery Plan in Wales. She has a particular clinical interest in type 1 diabetes, technology and diabetes, young adult services, pregnancy and diabetes. Over the last few years she has been involved in the service development of education in diabetes, prevention of diabetes and remission services in diabetes.