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Dr Karalliedde is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the School of Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences, Faculty of Life Science & Medicine, King's College London and Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Internal Medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital London. He graduated with a distinction in medicine from the University of London and after obtaining his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of London he worked in Professor Giancarlo Viberti’s Unit at Guy’s Hospital London as a Medical Research Council Clinical Research Training Fellow. He trained in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Guy's and St Thomas NHS Hospitals and has clinical expertise in managing patients with renal and cardio-vascular complications related to diabetes.   He has been awarded research grants from the UK Medical Research Council, Diabetes UK, European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes, International Diabetes Federation , NIHR and Industry for investigator led proof of concept clinical trials. His research is focussed on developing new therapies and treatment targets to reduce cardio-renal disease risk and complications in patients with diabetes. Dr Karalliedde speaks frequently at national and international meetings and runs specialist clinics for patients with diabetes-related renal and vascular complications at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital London.