By engaging Baker IDI in the development of health related publications, our partners and audiences of these publications, can be assured that they will contain up to date, relevant and accurate information and backing from a highly reputable scientific organisation.



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Name of partner: Penguin Books
‘Diabetes Diet and Lifestyle Plan' and ‘Diabetes Recipe Book' - The production of books by experts in the field that provides tips, strategies and recipes for people with diabetes

Penguin Group has had a presence in the publishing space since 1935, and has grown to become a multinational force in publishing and home to some of Australia's bestselling and award-winning writers and illustrators.

The ‘Diabetes Diet and Lifestyle Plan' book was a first time collaboration of Penguin, CSIRO and Baker IDI which produced a comprehensive resource to support a healthy lifestyle, covering every aspect of diabetes prevention and control. It has allowed internationally-renowned Australian researchers and clinicians to communicate effective strategies and tools for preventing and controlling diabetes to people at risk of developing diabetes and those living with diabetes.

The book, which has made the best-seller list, provides practical diets and recipes, exercise programs and checklists for diabetes control. In response to demand, the companion ‘Diabetes Recipe Book' was released in September 2013, providing the community with more recipes to support their healthy lifestyle. This collaboration is an example of how the translation of scientific information can have a wide reaching impact within the community.

Name of partner: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia
‘Out of Sight: a report into diabetic eye disease in Australia' - Report to improve understanding of diabetes' complications in Australia

Written in conjunction with the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA), and sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia, ‘Out of Sight: a report into diabetic eye disease in Australia' was released in September 2013. It sought to provide a better understanding of diabetic eye disease in Australia, particularly its prevalence, impact and potential options to improve treatment. ‘Out of Sight' received extensive media coverage which has helped to promote a key message of the report; the need for regular eye testing of individuals with diabetes.

For further publications produced by Baker IDI, including a list of all published research please visit our Published Research  section of the website.