The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease is part of the National Institute of Health (NIH) and has a mission to “support research, training, and communication with the public” in diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney diseases, and more. The organization provides trusted information, funds research, and offers mentoring opportunities to promote medical literacy about the conditions and improve health.
The NIDDK website has various sections for specific needs. There is a tab for Research and Funding where users can find funding opportunities and research projects. The Health Information tab has detailed breakdowns of various diseases and conditions separated by topic. In the News section, users can find all of the latest updates and research. Finally, in the About NIDDK section, users can learn more about the organization, its leadership, and get involved or apply for jobs.
Crohn’s Disease Section
In the Crohn’s Disease section of the NIDDK site, users can find information about Crohn’s Disease separated by categories including Definitions & Facts, Symptoms & Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Eating, Diet & Nutrition, and Clinical Trials. Users can also quickly find information and resources related to other related digestive diseases and conditions.