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NIDDK

September 10, 2019

Overview

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.

 

Description

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.

Organizations

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Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

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American Gastroenterological Association

The American Gastroenterological Association’s mission is “to empower clinicians and researchers to improve digestive health.” The organization was founded in…

Connecting To Cure Crohn’s and Colitis

Connecting to Cure Crohn’s and Colitis is a non-profit organization that promotes awareness and funds research for IBD, Crohn’s, and colitis. The organization…

Girls With Guts

Girls With Guts supports and empowers women with IBD (Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis) via a national network that encourages connection and self-esteem. The…

Improve Care Now

Improve Care Now helps patients, family members, clinicians, and researchers “work together to improve the health and care of children and youth” with Crohn’s…

NIDDK

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,…

European Federation of Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA)

The European Federation of Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) is a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people with IBD…

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