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Resource Center: NIH

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive
& Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

This National Institutes of Health (NIH) website (see entry below) contains a wealth of information ranging from health-related issues, clinical trial studies, health education program information, and research funding opportunities and resources.


National Institutes of Health (NIH)
A part of the US Department of Health and Human Services, NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting medical research with the aim of improving health and saving lives. Its scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and cures for common and rare diseases.
Phone: (301) 496-4000
Toll-free: (800) 891-5390 (for Kidney and Urologic Diseases)


National Kidney and Urologic Diseases
Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC)

The NKUDIC is an information dissemination service of the NIH's NIDDK (see entry above). It was established to increase knowledge and understanding about kidney and urologic diseases among patients, their families, healthcare professionals, and the general public.
Phone: (301) 654-4415
Toll-free: (800) 891-5390


National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)
An NIH initiative, the NKDEP is designed to reduce the morbidity and mortality caused by kidney disease and its complications. It focuses on those at highest risk, particularly African Americans with diabetes, hypertension, or a family history of kidney failure.
Toll-free: (866) 454-3639
Email: nkdep@info.niddk  


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