National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse

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National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Description

The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). NKUDIC was established to increase knowledge and understanding about diseases of the kidneys and urologic system among people with these conditions and their families, health care professionals, and the general public. To carry out this mission, NKUDIC works closely with a coordinating panel of representatives from Federal agencies; voluntary organizations on the national level; professional groups; and State health departments to identify and respond to informational needs about kidney and urologic diseases.

This site is organized into the following sections:

  • Kidney and urologic diseases: A to Z list of topics and titles
  • Statistics: Kidney and urologic diseases in U.S. populations
  • Clinical trials and guidelines: Studies recruiting patients, clinical practice guidelines
  • National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP): An initiative of the NIDDK
  • Awareness and prevention series: Brief overviews of common kidney and urologic diseases to raise awareness among people not yet diagnosed
  • Additional resources: Links to patient organizations, interactive health features and tools, government agencies, and related databases
  • Order publications: Online from the NIDDK Information Clearinghouse's publications catalog
  • About the clearinghouse: Who we are and how we can help you

Developer:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (U.S.)

Funding Sources:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (U.S.); National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2003
Original Summary: October 2003
Last Updated: 05/12/08

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