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Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes regularly provides specialist information to the Better Health Channel on health issues relating to heart disease and diabetes. Consumers looking for health and medical information can visit the Victorian Government’s  Better Health Channel


In March 2011, The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) released a position statement calling for bariatric surgery to be considered earlier in the treatment of eligible patients, to help stem the serious complications that can result from diabetes.

Click here to read the IDF’s statement titled “Bariatric Surgical and Procedural Interventions in the Treatment of Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes”