Press Releases: 2011

  • 12/15/11 9:57 am EST
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has established new Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Menopause, which are published in the November/December edition of Endocrine Practice, the association’s official medical journal. Based on strong evidence-based data, the AACE Menopause Guidelines state that hormone replacement therapy may bemore...
  • 9/26/11 3:50 pm EDT

    This Compendium Showcases a Selection of Useful and Reliable Online Type 2 Diabetes Resources

    The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc. (Takeda) have partnered to launch the Diabetes Navigator (http://DiabetesNavigator.AACE.com), a compendium capturing a selection of useful and reliable type 2 diabetes information available online for patients and caregivers. This new compendium, reviewed and authored by leading clinical endocrinologists, was created to help health care professionals (HCPs) provide guidance for navigatingmore...
  • 9/21/11 9:31 am EDT

    ESPN Radio host with type 2 diabetes teams up with ACE to help educate people with diabetes about the importance of blood sugar control

    Mike Golic, retired NFL star, current co-host of ESPN Radio’s nationally acclaimed radio show Mike & Mike in the Morning and type 2 diabetes patient, is speaking out about his personal experience with low blood sugar to help educate others with diabetes about the importance of managing blood sugar levels. Low blood sugar can cause potentially serious consequences if not treated quickly. To help educate about this problem, Golic has teamed upmore...
  • 9/15/11 3:24 pm EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First graph, second sentence of release should read: The legislation, introduced by Congressman Pete Olson (R-22-TX) and his colleagues, Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-22-KY) and Congressman Pete Sessions (R-32-TX), in the U.S. House of Representatives, seeks a new national approach to diabetes (sted The legislation, introduced by Congressman Pete Olson (R-22-TX) and his colleagues (list original co-sponsors) in the U.more...
  • 9/13/11 10:33 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Friday, September 9, The FDA reviewed the long term safety and efficacy of bisphosphonates, used to treat osteoporosis, which include alendronate (Fosamax), risedronate (Actonel and Atelvia), ibandronate (Boniva) and zoledronic acid (Reclast). Safety concerns discussed included esophageal cancer, osteonecrosis of the jaw or ONJ and atypical fractures of the femur. The advisory panel concluded that althoughmore...
  • 9/12/11 3:54 pm EDT
    On Friday, September 9, The FDA reviewed the long term safety and efficacy of bisphosphonates, which include alendronate (Fosamax), risedronate (Actonel and Atelvia), ibandronate (Boniva) and zoledronic acid (Reclast). Safety concerns discussed included esophageal cancer, osteonecrosis of the jaw or ONJ and atypical fractures of the femur. The advisory panel concluded that although atypical femur fractures and ONJ may be associated with long term bisphosphonate use, these events were seen verymore...
  • 8/8/11 2:21 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) released updated Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Acromegaly. The guidelines are published in the most recent issue of the association’s official medical journal, Endocrine Practice (Katznelson L, et al. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for themore...
  • 8/2/11 11:02 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today is announcing the adoption of a new policy reaffirming the Association’s commitment to the elimination of endocrine healthcare disparities in the United States. The Association is making its new policy available for public review on its website. Healthcare disparities are defined by the US Minority Health and Health Disparitiesmore...
  • 7/29/11 9:23 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has declared that there is significant clinical evidence to declare obesity as a disease state. The decision was made in a unanimous vote of the AACE Board of Directors at their quarterly meeting, July 23, in Dallas, TX. The Association believes that the declaration will help lead the way for more effective therapies and treatments to help the 34 percent ofmore...
  • 6/21/11 2:49 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New clinical guidelines for optimal care of patients with hyperthyroidism, a condition when the thyroid gland produces more thyroid hormone than the body needs, which affects about one percent of Americans, appear in the current issue of Endocrine Practice, the journal of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). The guidelines, developed jointly by AACE and the American Thyroid Association (ATAmore...