American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

AACE/ACE Clinical Practice Guidelines

AACE recognizes the importance of providing continued education to its members, which may require financial support from an outside entity through unrestricted educational grants. Outside support will not be used for the development and/or writing of AACE consensus statements/conference proceedings, white papers, or guidelines. Outside support may be accepted for the administration/ logistical support of a consensus conference and for the dissemination and distribution of the final written paper. The content of these documents is developed solely by AACE members and, as always, will remain free of any outside entity influence.


American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice are systematically developed statements to assist health care professionals in medical decision making for specific clinical conditions, but are in no way a substitute for a medical professional's independent judgment and should not be considered medical advice. Most of the content herein is based on literature reviews. In areas of uncertainty, professional judgment of the authors was applied.

These guidelines are a working document that reflects the state of the field at the time of publication. Because rapid changes in this area are expected, periodic revisions are inevitable. We encourage medical professionals to use this information in conjunction with, and not a replacement for, their best clinical judgment. The presented recommendations may not be appropriate in all situations. Any decision by practitioners to apply these guidelines must be made in light of local resources and individual patient circumstances.

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology Protocol for Standardized Production of Clinical Practice Guidelines, Algorithms, and Checklists - 2017 Update


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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - 2016 Update © 2016




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