The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease is part of the National Institute of Health (NIH) and has a mission to “support reserach, training, and communication with the public” in diabetes, digestive disease, kidney diseases, and more. The organization provides trusted information, funds research, and offers mentoring opportunities to promote medical literacy about the conditions and improve health.
The NIDDK website has various sections for specific needs. There is a tab for Research and Funding where users can find funding opportunities and research projects. The Health Information tab has detailed breakdowns of various diseases and conditions separated by topic. In the News section, users can find all of the latest updates and research. Finally, in the About NIDDK section, users can learn more about the organization, its leadership, and get involved or apply for jobs.
Under the Digestive Diseases section, there is an entire page about Peptic Ulcers that has a lot of useful information. Users can find definitions, symptoms, treatments, causes, and even clinical trials. Each section provides references for the information so users can see the sources and read more about the condition.