Press Releases: 2008

  • 7/23/08 12:11 pm EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first time, a consensus of diabetes and metabolic disorder experts have recommended a comprehensive treatment regimen for patients with pre-diabetes. The recommendations call for specific guidelines on both lifestyle, and pharmaceutical intervention where appropriate. The recommendations are made in a Consensus Statement released this morning by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE).more...
  • 7/22/08 6:45 am EDT

    When Do the Risks of Diabetes Begin?

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    American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

    --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists: WHAT:     A media briefing about new consensus conference findings that highlight the need for a new approach to better diabetesmore...
  • 7/14/08 2:00 pm EDT

    When Do the Risks of Diabetes Begin?

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    American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

    --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists: WHAT:     A media briefing about new consensus conference findings that highlight the need for a new approach to better diabetesmore...
  • 7/2/08 4:43 pm EDT
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new study published in Endocrine Practice found that a substantial percentage of patients with nodules, or growths, in their adrenal glands were not being properly evaluated by physicians. Adrenal glands are located at the top of each kidney. They make hormones that are critical for survival such as adrenaline and cortisol that are best known for dealing with stress. The study, lead by Dr. Lesliemore...
  • 6/25/08 5:29 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that the number of Americans with diabetes has risen to more than 24 million people, or roughly eight percent of the U.S. population. This data indicates, now more than ever, the growing importance of the management and prevention of diabetes. Endocrinologists are the medical specialists in diabetes and other endocrine disorders.more...
  • 6/23/08 10:08 am EDT

    Advance Preparation is Key Defense for Management of Chronic Disease During Emergencies

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. & INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Natural disasters in 2008 have proved that hurricane season isn’t the only time a person should be prepared for the worst. That is why the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), and Eli Lilly and Company are urging people with diabetes to be ready in advance in the event disaster strikes. Hurricane season, which began June 1, arrived in the midst of an alreadymore...
  • 6/10/08 5:07 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has been closely monitoring the results of two major clinical trials released this week, ADVANCE and ACCORD. The results of the studies highlight controversy concerning the benefits and risks of tight glycemic control. As a result, some patients with type 2 diabetes may be confused about what their treatment goals should be. That is why AACE, the world’smore...
  • 5/27/08 11:29 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) announced the launch of a one-of-a-kind resource for patients and their healthcare professionals at its 17th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in Orlando, FL. The website, called the Patient Safety Exchange, is now live and free for anyone to use. The website, www.aacepatientsafetyexchange.com, was designed to be a comprehensive site for informationmore...
  • 5/19/08 8:08 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FACE, Medical Director of the Metabolic Institute of America, was elected Treasurer of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists at its 17th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in Orlando, FL, on Saturday, May 17, 2008. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists is a national medical association dedicated to the care of endocrine patients and enhancing the practice of clinicalmore...
  • 5/9/08 12:13 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--“The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists applauds the FDA’s efforts to protect the safety of children and adolescents who are using insulin pumps,” said Dr. Richard Hellman, the Association’s President. In the May edition of Pediatrics, Dr. Judith Cope, a physician at the FDA, provided new data that shows there is a serious problem regarding patient safety inmore...