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NIH Weight-Control Information Network, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Contact Information

1 WIN Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3665

1-877-946-4627 (Voice - Toll-free),
202-828-1028 (FAX),

Internet Resources


The Weight-Control Information Network (WIN) was established by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) in June 1994. WIN provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues. The Weight-control Information Network at WIN responds to E- mail, written and telephone requests for information, and provides a variety of written materials on obesity, weight control, and nutritional disorders.


Fact sheets, and brochures inn English and Spanish. Information on Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs). Serial Publication : WIN Notes -- an electronic newsletter for health professionals featuring the latest information from NIDDK and other organizations on obesity, weight control, and related nutritional topics. WIN Notes also reports on activities of the NIDDK-sponsored Clinical Obesity Research Panel (CORP).


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Cross reference: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) updated Details-MP


Date Entered: 9/1/1997
Date Edited: 10/15/2012
Date Revised: 5/4/2013
Health Referral Number: HR2455
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