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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – September 2011

What You Need to Know About Diarrhea

Format: Easy-to-Read Booklet
Institute: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

What I need to know about Diarrhea is an easy-to-read booklet that discusses the causes of diarrhea and the dangers of dehydration. The booklet also provides suggestions for easing the symptoms of diarrhea in adults and children and offers strategies for avoiding traveler's diarrhea. It is available in both English and Spanish.

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This page last reviewed on August 23, 2012

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