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Endocrine System

Guidelines (in HTML) Printable Documents (PDF)
Diabetes Care (2010) Full Guideline (PDF 1.6M)
Summary (PDF 231K)
Flow Sheet (PDF 272K)
Patient Guide (PDF 262K)
Appendix A: Screening Algorithm for Type 2 Diabetes in Adults (PDF 79K)
Appendix B: Management of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes (PDF 67K)
Appendix C: Antidiabetic Agents and Adjunctive Agents for use in Type 2 DM (PDF 323K)
Appendix D: Insulin Therapeutic Considerations and Availability (PDF 92K)
Appendix E: Treatment of Hypoglycemia (PDF 83K)
Overweight and Obese Adults - Diagnosis and Management (2011) Full Guideline (PDF 1.1M)
Appendix A - Prescription Medication Table for the Treatment of Obesity in Adults (PDF 185K)
Appendix B - Body Mass Index Chart (Adults) (PDF 266K)
Testosterone Testing - Protocol (2011) Full Guideline (PDF 419K)
Thyroid Function Tests in the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Adults (2010) Full Guideline (PDF 310K)
Vitamin D Testing Protocol (2013) Full Protocol (PDF 211K)
Summary (PDF 239K)
Patient Guide (PDF 235K)

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