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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

The Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute is an independent, Australian-based research institute, recognised internationally for its contributions to medical science.

The Baker Specialist Clinics are located on the Alfred Research Alliance precinct in Melbourne. They are one of the country's leaders in patient care, clinical outcomes, research and education.

Vision and mission

To reduce death and disability from cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other related health disorders; two prevalent and complex diseases responsible for the most deaths and the highest health costs in the world.

How the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute can help

The Institute's work extends from the laboratory to wide-scale community studies with a focus on diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and associated metabolic diseases.

Information / help lines

  • Call +61 3 8532 1111 for general enquiries, Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm
  • Email: reception@baker.edu.au

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Last reviewed: December 2021

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Eating out

Use this guide to make your eating out experience a healthier one.

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Managing high-fat, high-carbohydrate meals

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Supermarket shopping guide

This guide provides general dietary information to help identify healthier food choices when you are shopping.

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All about insulin pumps

This fact sheet give you an overview of insulin pump therapy or continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion is an alternative to multiple daily insulin injections.

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Eating for a healthy heart

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Managing hypoglycaemia on an insulin pump

This practical fact sheet helps you identify hypoglycaemia and explains the correct procedure to manage it when you are using an insulin pump.

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Alcohol recommendations

This fact sheet give you an overview of the recommendations given in the National Guidelines for Alcohol Consumption.

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Soft drinks could be linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease

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