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Get Free Web Content from NIDDK

Create a free account at the HHS Syndication Storefront, Search for NIDDK health topics, add the code to your website.

NIDDK now offers a free and easy way for you to get trusted, up-to-date content for your website.

It’s simple to get access!

  1. Create a free account at the HHS Syndication Storefront.
  2. Sign in, search, and choose your NIDDK health topics​.
  3. Add the code to your site; information will update on your site automatically.

Step by step instructions are available on NIH’s website.

Didn’t find a topic you were looking for? Need assistance?

NIDDK is currently offering diabetes, digestive, kidney, and urologic disease content in the Storefront and additional topics will be offered over time.  Please Contact Us if you have a specific content request or have any feedback.

NIDDK Uses Plain Language

Health information from the NIDDK is

  • Informed by research
  • Reviewed by NIDDK scientists and other experts
  • Provided for free.

Because health-related terms and concepts can be hard to understand for many people, the NIDDK works to create materials in plain language that help people

  • find
  • understand, and
  • use1

this valuable, accessible health information for the public.

The NIDDK uses the following plain language elements in developing content for the public:

  • Organization. Renders content for the reader that
    • Provides at least one clear take-away message
    • Puts the main message first
    • Answers questions the reader often has
  • Content. Uses an easy-to-read style that
    • Uses familiar, nontechnical words
    • Keeps sentences and paragraphs short
    • Uses sentences that focus on one idea
  • Layout and Design. Makes it easy to find and read content because they
    • Use headings written as questions, sentences, or phrases
    • Include visuals that help the reader understand the content
    • Use fonts and white space to improve readability

For more information, see the Federal Plain Language Guidelines.

[1] What is Plain Language?

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