Objectives of the foundacion

  • We provide comprehensive care to people with diabetes:
    • With a program structured of prevention would second.
    • The regular practice of clinical controls with complementary tests (examination of bottom of eye, clinical analysis, ECG, Echo Doppler…).
    • Dedication with the same emphasis to the aspects biomedical, psychological cultural and of behaviour.
    • Individual therapeutic education and in group. Familiar support.
  • We contribute to training professionals in diabetology.
  • We promote research in the field of diabetes.Promovem la recerca.

The FRCF is governed by the Foundations Act of the Catalan Autonomous Government. The Foundation’s income comes from medical fees for professional cae, registration fees four courses and private sponsorship, and is used for social, teaching and research purposes.
The law makes donations tax deductible.

Historical review


The foundation was constituted in 1989 in memory of the illustrious Catalan clinical specialist in diabetes, Rossend Carrasco i Formiguera, a pioneer in the use of insulin in Catalonia and Spain.

The current members of the Board of Trustees are:

Dr. Daniel Figuerola (President and Director)
Dr. Joaquim Camps (President  of honor)
Sr. Serafín Murillo (Secretary)
Sra. Gemma Peralta
Sr. Jordi Viadé
Sra. Eulàlia Figuerola
Historical members of the Board also include Dr. Jaume Figuerola (†), Dr. Gonçal LLoveras (†), Sr. Joan Pons (†), Sra. Núria Pi-Sunyer (†), Dr. Robert Pujol (†), Sra. Carmen Plaza, Sr. Francisco Loscos, Sr. Enric Gimenez-Coral, Sr. Jordi Belloso, Dr. Xavier Formiguera, Sr. Ildefons Garcia Serena, Sr. Armand Pérez, Dr. Manel Puig, Dra. Anna Sanmartín, Dr. Manel Armengol and Dr. Didac Mauricio. The Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Daniel Figuerola as director of the Fundació Rossend Carrasco i Formiguera in 1992. Of the 2011 until onsets of the 2018 the direction goes being at charge of the Dr. Manel Puig, named by the Board of Trustees. And at the actuality, exerts of director the Dr. Daniel Figuerola