Press Releases: 2010

  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    The varying impact of insulin resistance on different tissues in the human body may lead to a better understanding of metabolic syndrome according to experts today at the AACE Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Boston. Metabolic syndrome is typically defined as a cluster of conditions — excess body fat around the waist (central obesity), insulin resistance with elevated insulin levels, abnormal glucose metabolism, increasedmore...
  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    CGMs, primarily used for monitoring blood glucose levels in patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus, can be helpful in managing patients with type 2 diabetes or any diabetes patient in the hospital setting according to experts today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. An emerging use for CGM is for type 2 diabetes therapy. Though not a permanent replacement formore...
  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    With one in four Americans reportedly consuming fast food on a daily basis1, new research released today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress indicates another reason to avoid fast food; It may also be lacking in appropriate amounts of iodine. Adequate iodine intake is essential for hormone development in the human body. It is also especially important in pregnantmore...
  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    New research indicates that a first-of-its-kind, superabsorbent hydrogel significantly increased the post-meal feeling of satiety and reduced hunger between meals in obese patients. This data was presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. Attiva, the first superabsorbent hydrogel composed entirely from food-grade materials, is currently being developed bymore...
  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    The American College of Endocrinology (ACE) announced the release of the latest Power of Prevention Magazine today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Boston. The Power of Prevention Magazine will provide 500,000 diabetes patients with a free resource for information. The Power of Prevention Magazine is published quarterly by the ACE, the scientific arm of AACE.more...
  • 3/25/10 8:08 am EDT
    A retrospective analysis of 1,234 Americans indicated a substantial underdiagnosis of obesity when Body Mass Index (BMI) was used compared to the Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan. This analysis will be released on Friday, April 23, 2010 at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Boston. To date, no large-scale comparison has been made between BMI and DEXA, amore...