Reproductive and Gonad

AACE Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - 2020 Update

New 2020 clinical practice guidelines aim to provide evidence-based information about the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis for endocrinologists, physicians in general, regulatory bodies, health-related organizations, and interested laypersons.

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 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.

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.

Lipids and CV Health

2020 Algorithm on the Management of Dyslipidemia

This algorithm for the comprehensive management of dyslipidemia and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) complements the 2017 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology (AACE/ACE) Guidelines for Management of Dyslipidemia and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and provides clinicians with a practical guide that considers the whole patient, their spectrum of risks and complications, and evidence-based approaches to treatment.

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.

Thyroid

New: Thyroid Nodule Algorithmic Tool White Paper

The newly released white paper, Computer Interpretable Guidelines in Thyroid Nodule Management, presented by Jeffrey R. Garber, MD, FACP, MACE, at our 2021 Annual Meeting is now available. This manuscript describes The Thyroid Nodule App (termed TNAPP), a novel interactive web-based tool that uses clinical, imaging, cytologic, and molecular marker data to guide clinical decision making to evaluate and manage thyroid nodules.

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

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.

Diabetes, Diabetes Technology

New: 2021 Advanced Diabetes Technology Guideline

The 2021 AACE Advanced Diabetes Technology Guideline is a comprehensive, evidence based clinical practice guideline addressing the latest advancements in technology options for patients with diabetes. Key recommendations include key metrics for Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM), integration of technology with insulin pumps, and what health care professionals need to know in terms of safety.

Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm (2020) - 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.

Pituitary and Neuroendocrine

AACE/ACE Guidelines for Management of Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults and Patients Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care – 2019 Update

This updated guideline provides evidence-based recommendations regarding the identification, screening, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for a range of individuals with various causes of adult growth-hormone deficiency (GHD) and patients with childhood-onset GHD transitioning to adult care.

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.

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology Guidelines for Management of Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults and Patients Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care - 2019 Update

This updated guideline provides evidence-based recommendations regarding the identification, screening, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for a range of individuals with various causes of adult growth-hormone deficiency (GHD) and patients with childhood-onset GHD transitioning to adult care.

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 the Perioperative Nutrition, Metabolic, and Nonsurgical Support of Patients Undergoing Bariatric Procedures – 2019 Update

Cosponsored by American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology, The Obesity Society, American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Medicine Association, and American Society of Anesthesiologists

Diabetes

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.

Bone and Parathyroid

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - 2020 Update

Osteoporosis is a growing major public health problem with impacts on quality of life across medical, social, and economic lines. These guidelines were developed to help clinicians reduce patients' risk of fractures and help maintain their quality of life.

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).

Adrenal

AACE/AAES Medical Guidelines for the Management of Adrenal Incidentalomas © 2009

The only previously published clinical practice guidelines on the management of patients with adrenal incidentalomas originated from a National Institutes of Health consensus conference and was published in 2002 (6 [EL 4]).