Press Releases: 2008

  • 5/7/08 1:38 pm EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today announced its support for the National Diabetes Goal. The Goal is to help 45% of all Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes know their blood glucose levels and understand what actions to take, by the year 2015. The National Diabetes Goal was announced in our nation’s capitol, with national leaders in health care, business, government, andmore...
  • 5/5/08 2:38 pm EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will highlight trends and issues that are helping to make patient safety a major priority on the national agenda. These developments will be presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, by Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, Director, on Friday, May 16, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort inmore...
  • 4/30/08 8:30 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New research suggests that resveratrol, a chemical commonly found in red wine, has the ability to lower blood sugar levels, but might have certain untoward side effects. This research will be presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress by Kimberly Martin, MD, and mentor, Dr. F. Ismail-Beigi, on Friday, May 16th, at the Walt Disney World Dolphinmore...
  • 4/28/08 11:06 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New research will highlight the “missing link” between the insulin resistance (metabolic) syndrome and cardiovascular disease at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. “Insulin resistant patients face a constellation of cardiovascular riskmore...
  • 4/21/08 11:52 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease is growing ever-increasingly apparent, requiring experts to address the growing concerns of diabetes patients. But what is the true nature of this relationship? This issue will be examined at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the Walt Disney Worldmore...
  • 4/16/08 8:30 am EDT

    Panel of Experts to Deliberate on What the Future Holds for Diabetes Care

    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recent reports have diabetes patients asking their doctors: “Is controlling my blood sugar level dangerous?” A panel of experts will consider the impact of glucose control through studies including ACCORD, ADVANCE, VADT, BARI-2D, Steno-2, ORIGIN, and NAVIGATOR and their meaning for the future of diabetes care. The symposium will take place between 3:00 and 4:45 PM on Friday, May 16, 2008, at the 17th Annualmore...
  • 4/15/08 8:47 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Does aggressive treatment of Glucose Control in a diabetes patient actually put them at risk? Philip E. Cryer, MD will examine this issue at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. “In the battle for glucose control, it’s important to recognizemore...
  • 4/9/08 3:08 pm EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New research monitoring the effects of Islet cell transplantation resulted in near-normal metabolic control and decreased hypoglycemia. This research will be presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, on Friday, May 16th, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. During the 18 month study, physicians used Continuous Glucosemore...
  • 4/7/08 3:50 pm EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An adequate amount of Vitamin D is known to improve bone density, but the impact goes much further than bone strength; Vitamin D deficiency can impact nearly all of the body’s functions. This topic will be investigated at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlandomore...
  • 4/4/08 8:30 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Janet M. Corrigan will be the keynote speaker for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, Friday, May 16, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. Dr. Corrigan is president and CEO of The National Quality Forum (NQF), an organization established to develop and implement a national strategy for healthcare quality measurement andmore...