Clinical recommendations for newer diabetes treatments

A new guideline from the American College of Physicians (ACP) offers clinical recommendations for the use of newer pharmacological treatments of adults with type 2 diabetes. This is an update of ACP's 2017 guideline and is ...

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A guideline is any document that aims to streamline particular processes according to a set routine. By definition, following a guideline is never mandatory (protocol would be a better term for a mandatory procedure). Guidelines are an essential part of the larger process of governance.

Guidelines may be issued by and used by any organization (governmental or private) to make the actions of its employees or divisions more predictable, and presumably of higher quality.

Examples or guidelines are:

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