Press Releases: 2009

  • 5/18/09 8:08 am EDT
    With the number of children suffering from type 2 diabetes growing at an alarming rate, physicians gathered Saturday to discuss strategies for prevention and treatment of the disease among children and adolescents at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. “Type 2 diabetes is extremely complex,” said A. Jay Cohen, MD, FACE, session moderator and pediatric endocrinologistmore...
  • 5/15/09 8:08 am EDT
    Research promoting a painless new method for detecting diabetes, utilizing saliva, was revealed today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. While searching for biomarkers that may indicate diabetes, doctors examined the saliva of 40 different patients. Through salivary analysis, they managed to devise a new, “non-invasive” method for detecting diabetes that foregoesmore...
  • 5/15/09 8:08 am EDT
    New research highlighting the relationship between steroids and insulin requirements suggests a possible treatment algorithm in post-liver transplant patients. This research was presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. The tentative algorithm was developed as doctors tried to understand the elevation in blood sugar levels in patients that received post-more...
  • 5/15/09 8:00 am EDT
    More people are turning to a new trend to let others know about their medical condition – tattooing. A case report presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress shed light on this new phenomenon, while urging discussion from the medical community. The report’s primary author, Saleh A. Aldasouqi, MD, FACE, first discovered medical tattooing when Todd Walsh, amore...
  • 5/14/09 8:08 am EDT
    A free resource designed to educate patients about ways to successfully manage their diabetes was revealed today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. The Power of Prevention® Magazine, is a patient-friendly quarterly publication published by the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), the scientific arm of AACE. The special “diabetes edition” of the magazinemore...
  • 5/14/09 8:08 am EDT
    Clinical guidelines illustrating the safest ways to manage a bariatric surgery patient during the periods before and after the procedure were presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. The guidelines are a collaborative effort between AACE, The Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. The guideline’s 166 evidence-more...
  • 4/28/09 8:08 am EDT
    Research promoting a painless new method for detecting diabetes, utilizing saliva, will be revealed Friday, May 15, at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Houston, Texas. While searching for biomarkers that may indicate diabetes, doctors examined the saliva of 40 different patients. Through salivary analysis, they managed to devise a new “non-invasive” method formore...
  • 4/21/09 8:08 am EDT
    More people are turning to a new trend to let others know about their medical condition – tattooing. A case report will be presented Friday, May 15, at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress shedding light on this new phenomenon, while urging discussion from the medical community. One of the most obvious benefits of medical tattooing is for identification purposes in anmore...