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The NIDDK provides patient education materials, outreach materials, and practice tools for diagnosis and treatment of a range of NIDDK-related topics including diabetes, digestive disease, kidney disease, weight-control, and more.

Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases

Health Care Professional Resources: National Diabetes Education Program
Diabetes practice transformation, clinical practice tools, and patient education materials for health care professionals from the National Diabetes Education Program.

Partner and Community Organization Resources: National Diabetes Education Program
Diabetes prevention and control messages, campaigns, and materials for partner and community organizations from the National Diabetes Education Program.

Other Diabetes Resources for Health Care Professionals

Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases

Health Care Professional Resources: National Kidney Disease Education Program
Practice aids to identify and treat, monitor, slow progression, and reduce and treat complications of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), plus patient education, diet, and lifestyle resources from the National Kidney Disease Education Program.

Laboratory Professional Resources: National Kidney Disease Education Program
Laboratory measurement and reporting tools for early detection and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) from the National Kidney Disease Education Program.

Talk With Your Members
Resources for Professional and Patient Organizations: National Kidney Disease Education Program.

Digestive Diseases, Weight-control, and Nutrition

Health Care Provider Resources: Bowel Control Awareness Campaign
Practice resources to aid in diagnosis and treatment of fecal incontinence from the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, a service of the NIDDK.

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Skin Manifestation of Celiac Disease
Summarizes information about this blistering skin rash and its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment. Photographs illustrate dermatitis herpetiformis.

Testing for Celiac Disease
Describes tests that identify serological and genetic markers associated with celiac disease. If tests indicate the possibility of celiac disease, a biopsy determines diagnosis.​

Celiac Disease Organizations
Many organizations provide support to patients and medical professionals. View the full list of Celiac Disease organizations​​.

Health Care Provider Resources: Weight-control Information Network
Publications and resources on nutrition, physical activity, and weight control provided by the Weight- control Information Network, a service of the NIDDK.

Community Group and Organization Resources: Weight-control Information Network
Publications and resources on nutrition, physical activity, and weight control provided by the Weight- control Information Network, a service of the NIDDK.

Body Weight Planner
This tool allows users to calculate their personalized calorie and physical activity plan to reach a goal weight within a specific time period and maintain it afterward. Expert mode and advance controls for the Body Weight Planner tool are available for health care providers and show additional features.

We Can! For Health Professionals (NHLBI)
Materials, resources, and community–based opportunities that empower health professionals to help their patients' families from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.​

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