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Practice Guidelines

New Guideline Available for Comment

AACC Academy, in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association, has updated its 2011 Diabetes Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines. Please take a few minutes to review this document and let us know if you have changes to recommend.

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About AACC’s Practice Guidelines

AACC publishes Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines (LMPGs) under the auspices of AACC Academy (formerly the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry) in collaboration with leading clinical societies whenever possible and conforming to Institute of Medicine Standards.

The most recent guideline, Using Clinical Laboratory Tests to Monitor Drug Therapy in Pain Management Patients, was published in 2017.

These guidelines recommend best practices in laboratory medicine and are informed by a systematic review of evidence and the consensus of content experts with the goal of optimizing patient care. After several reviews and public presentations, LMPGs are published online and available free of charge. Guidelines are reviewed by the Academy Council every four years and are updated or archived as deemed appropriate.

Contact Loretta Doan with comments and for copyright and translation information.

To learn more about the process for writing LMPGs, view the Standard Operating Procedures.


New Practice Guideline Available for Comment

Please take a few minutes to review AACC's updated Diabetes Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines and let us know if you have changes to recommend.

Comment Now