The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Established in 1978, the clearinghouse provides information about diabetes to people with diabetes and to their families, healthcare professionals, and the public. NDIC answers inquiries, develops and distributes publications, and works closely with professional and patient organizations and government agencies to coordinate resources about diabetes.

National Institutes of Health Building 31, Room 9A06
31 Center Drive, MSC 2560
Bethesda, Maryland 20892 http://www.diabetes.niddk.nih.gov
(301) 496-3583


Disseminates materials for the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), http://ndep.nih.gov. Hosts the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse Website at http://www.diabetes.niddk.nih.gov. Responds to public inquiries about diabetes and its complications by phone, e-mail, and mail.


Diabetes Dateline: NDIC newsletter for health professionals Program Update: NDEP newsletter Other professional and patient education materials are available from NDIC and NDEP. For a full list, request a publications order form or visit http://www.diabetes.niddk.nih.gov.


Diane Tuncer, M.P.H., Diabetes Lead, Office of Communications and Public Liaison
Tel: 301–496–6110
Email: diane.tuncer@nih.gov

Kathy Kranzfelder, M.A., Director, Office of Communications and Public Liaison
Tel: 301–496–3583
Email: kathy.kranzfelder@nih.gov

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Last updated: June 24, 2019