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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.

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  • Call +61 3 8532 1111 for general enquiries, Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm
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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute.

Last reviewed: December 2021

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