Clinical Practice Guidelines

To address the compelling need for state-of-the-art endocrine Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs), the Society has implemented a rigorous and innovative guideline development process. The Society selects topics by examining existing available guidelines and only undertakes development of those subjects for which there are no guidelines or where existing guidelines are either out of date or do not meet the needs of our members.

Ordering Information

  • Individual guidelines may be purchased on our online store.
  • Commercial Reprints of Society guidelines are available for order (100 copies or more).
  • Some guidelines have associated Pocket Cards for sale. The Endocrine Society provides a 20% discount on purchases from Guideline Central (enter discount code DCTES).
  • Guidelines are also available, free-of-charge, for download in PDF format.

    Current Guidelines

    Polycystic Ovary SyndromePolycystic Ovary Syndrome (2013)

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    Diabetes and Pregnancy Clinical Practice GuidelineDiabetes and Pregnancy (2013)

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    Hypertriglyceridemia GuidelineEvaluation and Treatment of Hypertriglyceridemia (2012)

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    Management of Thyroid Dysfunction GuidelineExecutive Summary: Management of Thyroid Dysfunction during Pregnancy and Postpartum without CME (2012, available online only, not for sale)

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    Osteoporosis in MenOsteoporosis in Men

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    Hyperprolactinemia GuidelineManagement of Hyperglycemia in Hospitalized Patients in Non-critical Care Setting (2012)

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    CGM GuidelineContinuous Glucose Monitoring (2011)

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    Vitamin D GuidelineEvaluation, Treatment, and Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency (2011)

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    Color GuidelineEvaluation and Treatment of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency without CME (2011, available online only, not for sale)

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    Pituitary Indicentaloma GuidelinePituitary Incidentaloma (2011)

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    Hyperprolactinemia GuidelineDiagnosis & Treatment of Hyperprolactinemia (2011)

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    Post Bariatric Surgery GuidelineEndocrine & Nutritional Management of the Post-Bariatric Surgery Patient (2010)

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    CAH GuidelineCongenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Due to Steroid 21-hydroxylase Deficiency (2010)

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    Androgens in Men Guideline(UPDATED, without CME) Testosterone Therapy in Adult Men with Androgen Deficiency Syndromes (2010, available online only, not for sale)

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    Transgender GuidelineEndocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons (2009)

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    Hypoglecemia GuidelineEvaluation & Management of Adult Hypoglycemic Disorders (2009)

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    Pediatric Obesity Guideline Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric Obesity (2008)

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    Metabolic Syndrome GuidelinePrimary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease & Type 2 Diabetes in Patients at Metabolic Risk (2008)

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    PA GuidelineCase Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Patients with Primary Aldosteronism (2008)

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    Cushings GuidelineThe Diagnosis of Cushing's Syndrome (2008)

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    Hirsutism GuidelineEvaluation & Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women (2008)

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    Androgens in Women GuidelineAndrogen Therapy in Women (2006)

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