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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Hematologic Diseases Information Service
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Hematologic Diseases Information Service
Web address:http://www.hematologic.niddk.nih.gov/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct671505
Date of initial review: 03 Feb 2006
Validity of certificate18 Sep 2013 - Sep 2015
Date of last visit18 Sep 2013
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Division of Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Diseases (KUH) Staff Directory
  (18 Sep 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The National Hematologic Diseases Information Service is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The NIDDK conducts and supports biomedical research. As a public service, the NIDDK has established information services to increase knowledge and understanding about health and disease among patients, health professionals, and the public.
  (18 Sep 2013) - Link

Audience:
The National Hematologic Diseases Information Service is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The NIDDK conducts and supports biomedical research. As a public service, the NIDDK has established information services to increase knowledge and understanding about health and disease among patients, health professionals, and the public.
  (18 Sep 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
The medical information we provide is intended to help people better understand their health and their diagnosed disorders. For medical advice, diagnosis, and answers to your questions, NIDDK urges you to visit a qualified physician (or dietitian if your questions concern nutrition).
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3. Confidentiality
Web Privacy Information
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
References as well as additional sources provided
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Publications produced by the Clearinghouse are carefully reviewed by both NIDDK scientists and outside experts. This publication was reviewed by Bruce R. Bacon, M.D., St. Louis University School of Medicine, and Anthony Tavill, M.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
  (18 Sep 2013) - Link

NIH Publication No. 074621
April 2007

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Page last updated May 10, 2012
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5. Justification of claims
Disclaimer of Endorsement
Reference on this website to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
  (28 Dec 2010) - Link

6. User support and adequation
Footer of site
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 208923570
Phone: 18008915389
TTY: 18665691162
Fax: 7037384929
Email:
Internet: http://www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov
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Accessibility
NIDDK makes every effort to ensure that the information available on our websites is accessible to all.
If you use special adaptive equipment to access the web and encounter problems when using our site, please let us know. Write to and we will provide the information to you in an alternate format. Please be as specific as possible when describing the information you seek.
  (28 Dec 2010) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.
  (18 Sep 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
  (13 Apr 2011) - Link

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