Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute is an independent, internationally renowned medical research facility. Our work extends from the laboratory to wide-scale community studies with a focus on diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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The impact of female hormones on the heart

You're invited to a keynote address in Melbourne on May 6 which will examine why cardiovascular disease is still the biggest threat to women globally

The Baker IDI Blood Pressure Diet and Lifestyle Plan

High blood pressure is more common than you think. This comprehensive guide, written by Baker IDI experts, tells you everything you need to know about high blood pressure

Healthy Hearts Clinic

The Institute's Healthy Hearts Clinic has been helping individuals at risk of developing cardiovascular disease for 25 years

Open Access to Baker IDI Research

Journal articles authored by Baker IDI researchers are now accessible through an online repository in line with the Institute’s commitment to collaborative science

The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study

Findings of AusDiab 12-year follow-up study of 11,000 Australians revealed
Take Heart Appeal

Take Heart Appeal

Researchers are working to unlock the link between depression and heart disease and protect those at risk. You can help by supporting our appeal.
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Psych Research Participants Wanted

We are looking for volunteers with a major depressive disorder to participate in clinical research.

Are you a fainter?

We are looking for participants aged 18-50 who suffer from recurrent fainting or near fainting spells due to Vasovagal Syncope to participate in a trial investigating the benefit of a new medication - L-DOPS - in this condition.

Baker IDI Sleep Apnoea Study

Sleep study

We are looking for volunteers who are overweight/obese, to identify the best screening methods for a very common sleep disorder called Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA).


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