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Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute is an independent medical research facility, with a history spanning more than 85 years. The Institute's work extends from the laboratory to wide-scale community studies with a focus on diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
The Institute's mission is to reduce death and disability from cardiovascular disease, diabetes and related disorders; two diseases responsible for the most deaths and the highest health costs in the world.
The team at Baker IDI includes cardiologists, diabetes physicians, bench-top scientists, epidemiologists, dietitians, psychologists, nurse educators, renal specialists and physical activity experts.
Abstract adapted from Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
75 Commercial Road
PO Box 6492
Melbourne Vic 3004
Ph: (03) 8532 1111
Fax: (03) 8532 1100