Preventative Health Brochures

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Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease PDF    

  • The facts
  • What is cardiovascular disease?
  • Am I at risk of cardiovascular disease?
  • Heart attack
  • Important information
  • Stroke
  • Peripheral arterial disease


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Blood Pressure and Your Health

Blood Pressure and Your Health PDF 

  • The facts
  • What is blood pressure?
  • Monitoring your blood pressure
  • What causes high blood pressure?
  • Tips to control blood pressure
  • Blood pressure and your health
  • Important information


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Cholesterol, Triglycerides and Your Health

Cholesterol, Triglycerides and Your Health PDF

  • The facts
  • What is cholesterol? 
  • The negative effects of cholesterol
  • Cholesterol and your diet
  • How is high cholesterol treated?
  • Triglycerides


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Diabetes and Your Health

Diabetes and Your Health PDF

  • The facts
  • What is diabetes?
  • How is diabetes treated?
  • Monitoring your glucose levels
  • Those most at risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Complications of diabetes


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Weight and Your Health                              

Weight and your health PDF

  • The facts
  • How healthy eating helps
  • Tips for a healthy diet
  • The benefits of exercise
  • There are many ways to increase your exercise 
  • Important information

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Wise use of medicines

Wise use of medicines PDF

  • The facts
  • What is medicine?
  • Why are medicines important
  • Tips for taking medicines
  • Staying informed
  • Store your medicines well
  • Medicines for cardiovascular disease
  • Important information.


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For more information please contact:

Tracey Ellis
Manager Marketing and Communications
(03) 8532 1514

Disclaimer: While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the material contained within these factsheets, the information is provided on the basis that persons undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content. In particular, readers should seek independent professional medical advice from their general practitioner or specialist in relation to their own individual circumstance or condition before making any decisions based on the information in these fact sheets. The material also includes summarised guidelines or recommendations based on information provided by third parties. The Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute disclaims to the extent permitted by law, all liability including negligence for claims of losses, expenses, damages and costs that the reader may incur (or suffer) from acting on or refraining from action as a result of all information in these fact sheets.