Yanislava Karusheva, MD, undertook her medical training at Charite Berlin, Germany, and the Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria. She currently works as a clinician scientist at the Institute for Clinical Diabetology of the German Diabetes Center in Düsseldorf, Germany, within the research group led by Professor Michael Roden. Her primary interests include clinical nutrition and metabolism, insulin resistance, the treatment of abdominal obesity and deep metabolic phenotyping. In 2018, Dr Karushevacompleted theEASD Robert Turner Course in Oxford. In 2021, she received the Hans Adolf Krebs Award of the German Nutrition Society, the DDG Sponsorship Award of the German Diabetes Association and the Walter Benjamin Scholarship of the German Research Foundation. Her most recent research focuses on amino acid metabolism and the differentiation of diabetic subphenotypes to facilitate individualised treatment and disease prevention. She also leads group-education sessions promoting self-help strategies for people with diabetes.