Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research houses New Zealand's foremost diabetes research team, involving a range of disciplines including:
- Health services research
- Māori health
- Public health
- Social marketing
The Centre's research aims to reduce the incidence of diabetes and its complications by finding new ways to prevent and manage the disease.
Studies attempt to address the problem of diabetes and obesity by education, support and the promotion of healthy lifestyles in both children and adults.