Dr Lena Landstedt-Hallin has been working as a clinician with focus on diabetology during the main part of her professional life. She studied medicine at the Karolinska Institute (KI), Stockholm and received her MD in 1984. While studying for a PhD at KI, presenting her thesis in 2000, she also completed residencies in both Endocrinology/Diabetology and Internal Medicine. At Danderyd University Hospital, where she worked for over thirty years, she has acted as an investigator in local and multicentre studies, tutored PhD students and also held administrative positions. Her latest published research has been RWD data regarding insulin degludec. In 2013 she received the award “Clinical diabetologist of the year” from her peers in the Swedish Association for Diabetologists (SFD). She is now semi-retired but continues to work clinically 1-2 days per week at a small hospital I Norrtälje, north of Stockholm, coaching people with type 1 diabetes.