Dr Foo Joo Pin is a Consultant Endocrinologist and Physician, and was the Director of the Diabetes Centre, Changi General Hospital, Singapore. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, obtaining the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and subsequently trained at various public institutions in Singapore before obtaining his Membership of Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom). Upon completion of advanced training in Endocrinology, he was conferred a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). Dr Foo was a visiting fellow at the prestigious Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center, of Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. During his tenure at Harvard, he was highly involved in clinical and translational research and has published widely in leading international journals on diabetes, obesity, bone health and endocrinology. While serving as the Director of the Diabetes Centre, Dr Foo played a major role advancing diabetes care at the tertiary and community level. He was instrumental in establishing an intensive insulin therapy program incorporating a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of insulin-dependent diabetes. Besides caring for adult diabetic patients, Dr Foo also established the adolescent transition clinic, which was set up specifically to cater to the special needs of adolescents with diabetes transitioning into adult care. He was also the Program Director of the diabetes telehealth service of the Health Management Unit, Eastern Health Alliance, Singapore and played a crucial role integrating multidisciplinary holistic care to support and care for patients with diabetes in the community. Dr Foo continues to be a Visiting Consultant to the public institution.