National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
NIDDK conducts and supports research on many of the most common, costly, and chronic conditions to improve health.
- Digestive Diseases
- Kidney Disease
- Weight Management
- Liver Disease
- Urologic Diseases
- Endocrine Diseases
- Diet & Nutrition
- For Health Professionals
The NIDDK Director
Griffin P. Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P.
NIDDK researchers can refer to NIDDK guidance for writing a DMS plan.
Make a plan to get tested for kidney disease and follow your kidney health.
May 15, 2023
Read Dr. Rodgers’ statement on NIDDK’s commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity.
In the News
Research & Funding
Work side-by-side with leading NIH scientists.
Where to register and what to do before you apply for a funding opportunity
NIDDK offers and participates in a variety of opportunities for researchers.
Is Participating in Clinical Trials Right for You?
Clinical trials offer hope for many people and an opportunity to help
researchers find better treatments for others in the future.
Decreased saliva flow and high glucose levels in saliva can result in cavities and gum disease.
A doctor may use phlebotomy—drawing blood—on a regular schedule to remove extra iron in your body.
Learn about the early risk factors of kidney disease and how to prevent or delay kidney failure.