Press Releases: 2012

  • 10/9/12 1:03 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians representing the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today issued a position statement strongly recommending enhanced medical doctor training for and renewed focus on treatment of patients’ clinical nutrition needs. “At a time when the prevalence of nutrition-related illnesses is escalating significantly, both with ambulatory and hospitalized patients, many medical societies are reporting anmore...
  • 10/2/12 11:07 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On the heels of a report issued jointly by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation predicting that more than 44 percent of all American adults will be clinically obese by 2030 and 13 states will have adult obesity rates over 60 percent, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today advanced its 2011 assertion that obesity is a primary disease state and called for the establishment of formalizedmore...
  • 9/12/12 3:14 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Updated clinical practice guidelines jointly developed by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American Thyroid Association (ATA) regarding optimal evaluation, treatment and follow-up of patients with hypothyroidism have been released and are now available online at: http://aace.metapress.com/content/B67V7MK73G3233N2. The guidelines also are scheduled to be published in the November-December 2012 issue ofmore...
  • 8/22/12 8:48 am EDT

    Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan Helps Patients “Tackle” High and Low Blood Sugar

    PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22, 2012 – Mike Golic, co-host of ESPN’s Mike and Mike in the Morning and former defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, is teaming up with the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) and Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) to launch the Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan, an educational program designed to help people living with type 2 diabetes work with their healthcare provider to better manage their condition.  He will be back on his home turfmore...
  • 7/26/12 10:39 am EDT
    AACE APPLAUDS INTRODUCTION OF NEW DIABETES LEGISLATION IN THE U.S. SENATEWASHINGTON, D.C. – July 26, 2012- The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) applauds today’s introduction of a new Act in the U. S. Senate entitled “The National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act.”  Introduced by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), the Co-Chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, this legislation will establish a commission comprised of privatemore...
  • 7/19/12 1:25 pm EDT
    Amid the all-too-familiar collection of side effects associated with diabetes–poor circulation, eye, nerve, heart, kidney and even gum problems–is a condition few know about.It’s called diabulimia, and it is an alarming phenomenon that has only recently garnered attention from mainstream media despite having been documented in research literature since the late 1980s.A blend of the words diabetes and bulimia (the eating disorder marked by consuming foods then purging them by self-inducedmore...
  • 5/28/12 9:00 am EDT
    Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, FACE, was elected President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Saturday, May 27, 2012.“As President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, I will ensure the continued success of the organization towards the development and implementation of both innovative and established strategies for successful medical outcomes,” Dr. Garber explained, “whilemore...
  • 5/28/12 9:00 am EDT
    Pauline M. Camacho, MD, FACE, was elected Secretary of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Saturday, May 27, 2012.“I truly believe that AACE is an organization that has improved with an unbelievable slope in the past two decades.  I have no doubt that AACE will continue to enhance the practice of endocrinology both nationally and internationally,” Dr. Camacho said. “I feel passionately aboutmore...
  • 5/28/12 9:00 am EDT
    George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE, was elected Treasurer of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Saturday, May 27, 2012.“The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists is a professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism committed to enhancing the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care,” explains Dr. Grunberger. “Thatmore...
  • 5/28/12 9:00 am EDT
    R. Mack Harrell, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU, was elected Vice President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Saturday, May 27, 2012.“I believe that AACE needs to lead in promoting practice adaptations that will improve patient care and disease outcomes, while assuring the financial viability of endocrinology through the 21st century,” Dr. Harrell said. “Such improvements are much more likely to occurmore...