Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of (NIDDK)

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Medical Definition of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of (NIDDK): One of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S., the NIDDK has a multisystem name and a comparably broad mission, namely, to "conduct and support basic and applied research and provide leadership for a national program in diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases and nutrition; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases. Several of these diseases are among the leading causes of disability and death; all seriously affect the quality of life of those who have them."


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Reviewed on 7/1/2016

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