This statement outlines the key findings from the 2014 AACE/ACE Consensus Conference on Obesity.
This statement outlines AACE's position regarding obesity as a disease with multiple pathophysiological aspects, including genetic, environmental, physiological, and psychological factors. It sets the framework for future efforts to advance its treatment and prevention.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) have created a chronic care model, advanced diagnos-tic framework, clinical practice guidelines, and clinical practice a

Evidence-based medicine has generated many philosophical and pragmatic challenges to clinical care. Chief among these challenges is how to deliver culturally appropriate individualized endocrine care while adhering to evidence-based guidelines and algorithms developed for large heterogeneous populations.
Since its inception, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has advocated for the finest in endocrine education and state-of-the-art health-care delivery without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, age, country of origin, economic status, lifestyle, sexual orientation or domestic living arrangements.

The discipline of clinical nutrition is spread over a diverse array of medical and surgical specialties.

Few topics in medicine are more controversial than the use of alternative care methods including dietary supplements and nutraceuticals. Because endocrinologists frequently encounter issues involving DS/N, the information in this report should be helpful.