Weight Loss and Control : NIDDK

Weight Loss and Control

  • Weight loss and control topics
  • Research
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    The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) established the Weight-control Information Network (WIN) in 1994 to provide the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on obesity, weight control, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.

    New Look and Location

    In October 2004, WIN redesigned its web presence with the goal of making information regarding weight loss and control easier to find and navigate through.

    Note: The website address has changed to http://win.niddk.nih.gov. Please update any bookmarks and website links. Comments concerning the redesigned web site are encouraged and can be sent to win@info.niddk.nih.gov.

    Weight loss and control topics

    Publications on nutrition, physical activity, and weight control for the public, for health care professionals and in Spanish from the Weight-control Information Network (WIN).


    Obesity-related research activities and Clinical Trials supported by NIH and NIDDK


    Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity

    Order forms for Publications and Videos

    Health professionals, patients, and consumers may order single copies of most Publications free of charge. Health professionals may order bulk quantities for a fee.

    Last Updated: 10/28/2004
  • Page last updated: November 25, 2008

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