Medical Society Guidelines for the Treatment of Obesity

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/
American College of Endocrinology

General Obesity

  • Garvey WT, Garber AJ, Mechanick JI, et al. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology position statement on the 2014 advanced framework for a new diagnosis of obesity as a chronic disease. Endocr Pract.2014;20:977-989. Available at: https://www.aace.com/files/position-statements/framework-position-statement.pdf
  • Garvey WT, Mechanick JI, Brett EM, et al; Reviewers of the AACE/ACE Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology comprehensive clinical practice guidelines for medical care of patients with obesity. Endocr Pract. 2016;22(Suppl 3):1-203. Available at: https://www.aace.com/files/final-appendix.pdf

Obesity in Diabetes

Bariatric Surgery

  • Mechanick JI, Youdim A, Jones DB, et al. Clinical practice guidelines for the perioperative nutritional, metabolic, and nonsurgical support of the bariatric surgery patient—2013 update: cosponsored by American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Obesity Society, and American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. Endocr Pract. 2013;19:337-372. Available at: https://www.aace.com/files/publish-ahead-of-print-final-version.pdf
  • American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and The Obesity Society Jensen MD, Ryan DH, Apovian CM, et al. 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS guideline for the management of overweight and obesity in adults: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and The Obesity Society. Circulation. 2014;129(25 Suppl 2):S102-S138. Erratum in: Circulation. 2014;129(25 Suppl 2):S139-S140. Available at: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/129/25_suppl_2/S102

The Endocrine Society

  • Apovian CM, Aronne LJ, Bessesen DH, et al. Pharmacological management of obesity: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015;100:342-362. Erratum in: J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015;100:2135-2136. Available at: http://press.endocrine.org/doi/abs/10.1210/jc.2014-3415

Obesity Medicine Association