Bone and Parathyroid

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

These guidelines use the best evidence, taking into consideration the economic impact of the disease and the need for efficient and effective evaluation and treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.

Adrenal

AACE and AAES Medical Guidelines for the Management of Adrenal Incidentalomas

The incidence of adrenal incidentaloma, a term coined in reference to the phenomenon of detecting an otherwise unsuspected adrenal mass on radiologic imaging, has been increasing and now approaches the 8.7% incidence reported in autopsy series (1 [evidence level or EL 3], 2 [EL 3]).

Lipids and CV Health

AACE/ACE Guidelines for Management of Dyslipidemia and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease © 2017

This clinical practice guideline is a practical tool that endocrinologists, other health care professionals, health-related organizations, and regulatory bodies can use to reduce the risks and consequences of dyslipidemia.

Adrenal, Bone and Parathyroid, Diabetes, Endocrine Surgery, Lipids and CV Health, Nutrition and Obesity, Pituitary and Neuroendocrine, Reproductive and Gonad, Thyroid

AACE Protocol for Standardized Production of Clinical Practice Guidelines, Algorithms, and Checklists - 2017 Update

Clinical practice guideline (CPG), clinical practice algorithm (CPA), and clinical checklist (CC, collectively CPGAC) development is a high priority of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology (ACE).

Nutrition and Obesity

Comprehensive Clinical Practice Guidelines for Medical Care of Patients with Obesity (2016)

These AACE/ACE evidence-based clinical practice guidelines address key aspects of obesity care: screening, diagnosis, clinical evaluation, treatment options, therapy selection, and treatment goals.

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Healthy Eating for the Prevention and Treatment of Metabolic and Endocrine Diseases in Adults

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and The Obesity Society (TOS) are professional organizations dedicated to improve the lives of patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders.

Diabetes

Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm (2019) - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This algorithm for the comprehensive management of persons with type 2 diabetes (T2D) was developed to provide clinicians with a practical guide that considers the whole patient, his or her spectrum of risks and complications, and evidence-based approaches to treatment.

AACE/ACE Clinical Practice Guidelines for Developing a Diabetes Mellitus Comprehensive Care Plan - © 2015

These 2015 clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for developing a diabetes mellitus (DM) comprehensive care plan are an update of the 2011 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for Developing a Diabetes Mellitus Comprehensive Care Plan.

Pituitary and Neuroendocrine

AACE Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Acromegaly - © 2011

Acromegaly is a disorder characterized by growth hormone (GH) hypersecretion, multisystem-associated morbidities, and increased mortality. In 2004, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) published medical guidelines for the clinical management of acromegaly (1 [“evidence level” or EL 4]).

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Medical Guidelines for the Management of Adrenal Incidentalomas © 2009

The incidence of adrenal incidentaloma, a term coined in reference to the phenomenon of detecting an otherwise unsuspected adrenal mass on radiologic imaging, has been increasing and now approaches the 8.7% incidence reported in autopsy series.

Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for Growth Hormone Use in Growth Hormone-deficient Adults and Transition Patients – 2009 Update

Growth-hormone deficiency (GHD) in adulthood associated with hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction is now widely accepted as a distinct clinical syndrome, and is linked to a substantial number of metabolic abnormalities, many of which can be ameliorated with GH replacement therapy.

Reproductive and Gonad

AACE Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - 2016 Update © 2016

Osteoporosis is a growing major public health problem with impacts on quality and quantity of life that cross medical, social, and economic lines. These guidelines were developed by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) with hopes of reducing the risk of osteoporosis-related fractures and thereby maintaining the quality of life for people with osteoporosis.

AACE Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for Diagnosis and Treatment of Menopause © 2011

This consensus document will present recommendations for the use of MHT for the relief of menopausal symptoms. It will consider the possible role of MHT in the prevention of chronic disorders associated with estrogen deficiency. Moreover, it will assess the benefit-versus-risk profile of MHT, including our current understanding of the effects of MHT on multiple organ systems.

AACE Medical Guidelines for the Clinical Practice for Evaluation and Treatment of Male Sexual Dysfunction: A Couple's Problem- 2003 Update

The purpose of these guidelines is to present a framework for the evaluation, treatment, and follow-up of the patient—indeed, of the couple—who presents with sexual dysfunction. The conventional focus on male erectile dysfunction is incomplete because whenever a man experiences erectile difficulties, his wife or sexual partner suffers as well.

AACE Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for Evaluation and Treatment of Hypogonadism in Adult Male Patients- 2002 Update

In these clinical practice guidelines, specific recommendations are made for determining the most effective methods of diagnosing and treating hypogonadism in adult male patients.

AACE Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for Diagnosis and Treatment of Hyperandrogenic Disorders © 2001

The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hyperandrogenic disorders in women. These may range from simple hirsutism, without clearly demonstrable biochemical features of hyperandrogenism, to frank virilization.

Thyroid

AACE/ACE/AME Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Nodules – 2016 Update - © 2016

This document was prepared as a collaborative effort between the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), American College of Endocrinology (ACE) and Associazione Medici Endocrinologi (AME). These guidelines cover diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of thyroid nodular disease but not thyroid cancer management.

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hypothyroidism in Adults: Cosponsored by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Thyroid Association. © 2012

Hypothyroidism has multiple etiologies and manifestations. Appropriate treatment requires an accurate diagnosis and is influenced by coexisting medical conditions. This paper describes evidence-based clinical guidelines for the clinical management of hypothyroidism in ambulatory patients.

Hyperthyroidism and Other Causes of Thyrotoxicosis: Management Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists - © 2011

Thyrotoxicosis has multiple etiologies, manifestations, and potential therapies. Appropriate treatment requires an accurate diagnosis and is influenced by coexisting medical conditions and patient preference.