Dr. Zhangrong Xu graduated from Hunan Medical College as post-graduate doctor in 1983. He finished post-graduate training in diabetes in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital of Sydney University and Lidcombe Hospital, Australia in 1993. He was the participant of 6th Seminar of diabetic epidemiology and public health in Cambridge University in 1996, sponsored by WHO and Cambridge University. He went to Japan and Australia in 2001 for investigating diabetes education, management and health promotion, sponsored by WHO.
Dr. Zhangrong Xu is now the professor of medicine, chief physician，director of diabetes center, 306th Hospital of PLA，the honor chairman, Foot and Peripheral Vascular Group of Chinese Diabetes Society, The consultant of International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot, editor in chief, Journal of Chinese Diabetes Education. Prof. Xu is also the member of Experts Committee of Chronic Diseases Prevention and Control, the member of the National Cardiovascular Experts Committee, National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China. He is member of editorial committee of 11 medical journals, including Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism (2010-2016), Chinese Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Journal of Chinese Diabetes. Totally Prof. XU published more than 360 papers in China and overseas, edited and published 14 books on diabetes, wrote chapters for 25 textbooks of diabetes and translated “the International Consensus on the Diabetic Foot edited by the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot” into Chinese, which was published in China in 2003, with 8000 copies.