Dr. Stavros Liatis is Internist and Senior Registrar of the Diabetes Center in the “Laikon” General Hospital, Athens, Greece. In his career, Dr Liatis has participated as principal investigator and co-investigator in several epidemiological and clinical studies and his main interest focuses on clinical diabetes epidemiology. He has published more than 70 papers in peer reviewed journals in the field of Diabetes and is a co-author in several textbooks in that field. He is a member of the writing committee of the Greek guidelines for diabetes management since 2014. Dr Liatis served as chair of the steering committee of the European Diabetes Epidemiology Study group of the EASD from 2016-2018. He is a member of the EASD since 2004. He is a reviewer in several peer review journals and section editor in Epidemiology in BMC Endocrine Disorders since 2015. He has had large clinical and research experience in the field of diabetes and obesity.