Medical specialist in the Endocrinology and Nutrition Service at the Hospital Clínic Barcelona and member of the Diabetes Unit, headed by Dr. Margarita Giménez. The aim of the Unit is to offer high quality care to people with diabetes and its comorbidities or associated diseases in different areas of action: healthcare, teaching and research. Diabetes forms part of the daily life of many people in hospital. Up to 25-30% of inpatients have hyperglycaemia or diabetes. This is one of the reasons why 13 hospital services are involved in the Unit from 9 different Institutes.