Press Releases: 2011

  • 6/16/11 3:57 pm EDT

    The Endocrine Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Diabetes Association urge diabetes patients to remain on their prescribed medications unless instructed otherwise by their healthcare provider.

    Diabetes leaders today are responding to the announcement made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday that the use of the diabetes medication Actos (pioglitazone) for more than one year may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. According to the FDA’s Safety Announcement, information about this risk will be added to the Warnings and Precautions section of the label for pioglitazone-containing medicines. The patient Medication Guide for these medicines willmore...
  • 5/27/11 9:17 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) applauds the introduction of legislation in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate that will preserve patient access to osteoporosis testing and treatment services under the Medicare program. The legislation introduced last night, “Preservation of Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2011,” (Hmore...
  • 4/26/11 8:08 am EDT
    Gail L. Nunlee-Bland, MD, FAAP, FACE, was presented the Outstanding Service Award for the Promotion of Endocrine Health of an Underserved Population by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its Nineteenth Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in Boston, on Thursday, April 22, 2010. The Outstanding Service Award for the Promotion of Endocrine Health of an Underserved Population is given to an individual formore...
  • 4/18/11 8:08 am EDT
    Daniel S. Duick, MD, FACP, FACE, was installed as President of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 20th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in Boston, on Sunday, April 16, 2011. “As our complementary national organizations, AACE and ACE, have evolved over the years, the American College of Endocrinology has assumed responsibility for a growing number of importantmore...
  • 4/18/11 8:08 am EDT
    Lewis E. Braverman, MD, FACE, was presented the H. Jack Baskin, MD, Endocrine Teaching Award from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 20th Annual Meeting in San Diego, on Thursday, April 14, 2011. The H. Jack Baskin, MD, Endocrine Teaching Award is given annually to an AACE member in good standing who has made a profound impact in teaching fellows-in-training and who is actively involved in teachingmore...
  • 4/18/11 8:08 am EDT
    Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FACE, FNLA, was elected President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 20th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in San Diego, on Saturday, April 16, 2011. “I will continue my long, tireless, and enthusiastic commitment, to improve health care of diabetes, metabolic and endocrine conditions through education and advocacy, to further AACE and the clinicalmore...
  • 4/18/11 8:08 am EDT
    R. Mack Harrell, MD, FACP, FACE, was elected Secretary of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 20th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in San Diego, on Saturday, April 16, 2011. “The future of medicine depends on maintaining the sanctity of the doctor/patient relationship,” Dr. Harrell said. “Our job at AACE is to make sure that legislative and regulatory actions as well as third party payors do notmore...
  • 4/18/11 8:08 am EDT
    Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, FACE, was elected Vice President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 20th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in Boston, on Saturday, April 16, 2011. “As Vice President of AACE, I am very pleased to channel my efforts toward the support and improvement of AACE and clinical endocrinology in America,” Dr. Garber said. “I will use my experience from serving as Treasurermore...
  • 4/18/11 8:08 am EDT
    Carlos R. Hamilton, Jr., MD, FACP, FACE, MACE, was presented the Master of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) at the College Convocation during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 20th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in San Diego, on Saturday, April 16, 2011. The Master of the American College of Endocrinology is awarded annually to a member of AACE who is a Fellow of the American College ofmore...
  • 4/18/11 8:08 am EDT
    Steven M. Petak, MD, JD, FACE, FCLM, MACE, was presented the Master of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) at the College Convocation during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 20th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in San Diego, on Saturday, April 16, 2011. The Master of the American College of Endocrinology is awarded annually to a member of AACE who is a Fellow of the American College ofmore...