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Diabetes information and resources

Diabetes, like other chronic, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), is on the rise in the developing world. According to the World Health Organization, diabetes prevalence has been rising more rapidly in middle- and low-income countries. Related conditions include cardiovascular disease, kidney failure and adult-onset blindness.

At NIH, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) leads diabetes research and research training efforts.

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