Didac Mauricio, MD PhD, is Chief Physician and acting Head of the Department of Endocrinology & Nutrition, University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, affiliated with the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is leading the Diabetes Research Group at the Health Sciences Research Institute Germans Trias i Pujol, that belongs to the excellence diabetes research network CIBER Diabetes and Associated Metabolic diseases (CIBERDEM), Instituto de Salud Carlos III in Spain. He is currently on leave from his position as Associate Professor at the School of Medicine, University of Lleida. He has published over 160 peer-reviewed articles and has contributed to multiple books. He has also served as a member in several local and international committees. D. Mauricio has been principal investigator of several research projects funded by national and international agencies. Since 2013, he is the Editor-in Chief of Endocrinologia y Nutricion, the official journal of the Spanish Society of Endocrinology & Nutrition and the Spanish Society of Diabetes. He keeps a strong interest on current clinical issues in diabetes management, including randomised clinical trials and clinical research on diabetic complications.