Press Releases: 2012

  • 5/28/12 9:00 am EDT
    Jeffrey R. Garber, MD, FACP, FACE, was installed as President of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Sunday, May 27, 2012.“The American College of Endocrinology strives to educate physicians and to improve public health by empowering those with endocrine disorders,” said Dr. Jeffrey Garber. “I am honored to serve as its President and look forward tomore...
  • 5/28/12 9:00 am EDT
    Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD, FACP, FACE, FACN, ECNU, was elected President Elect of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Saturday, May 27, 2012.“Continuing on the Executive Committee as President Elect allows me the opportunity to continue to actualize ideas.  I will discover new ways to bring endocrine teaching and education to practicing endocrinologists,” Dr. Mechanick said. “I believe I canmore...
  • 5/27/12 8:45 am EDT
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Women and men are not receiving effective diagnostic testing and treatments of osteoporosis, a life threatening condition affecting millions of Americans, according to an expert today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Philadelphia. Osteoporosis is responsible for approximately 300,000 annual hospital admissions for hip fractures, with estimates exceeding 500,more...
  • 5/27/12 8:15 am EDT
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Patients with diabetes mellitus experience significantly higher rates of surgical and systemic complications, higher mortality and increased length of stay during hospitalization following 11 major elective procedures, according to research presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Philadelphia. The study compared the length of stay in hospitals aftermore...
  • 5/26/12 8:50 am EDT
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An integrated wellness team approach to diabetes care is helping patients lower their prescription costs and improve their condition, according to research presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 21st Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Philadelphia. Researchers John Gary Evans, MD, et al noted that by participating in this program, patients were able to decrease their doses of insulinmore...
  • 5/26/12 8:10 am EDT
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pre-diabetic patients who engage in regular aerobic exercise improve their vascular reactivity to nearly normal levels, even if no weight loss is achieved, according to research presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Philadelphia. Pre-diabetes is a condition that affects nearly one in every four Americans. The research included patients at-risk ofmore...
  • 5/25/12 8:50 am EDT
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Participants in the NBC reality program “The Biggest Loser,” who undergo an intensive, exercise-based weight loss regimen, not only benefit from significant body weight reduction but also are rewarded with substantial and rapid recovery from serious health conditions, according to a new study being presented today at the 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) in Philadelphiamore...
  • 5/25/12 8:25 am EDT
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Prior to 1964, bone was thought to be an inert, static storage depot for calcium crystal in the body. In that year, Dr. Harold Frost introduced the revolutionary hypothesis that bone was actually a very dynamic system that was constantly being remodeled in response to mechanical and gravitational stress. Today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia,more...
  • 5/24/12 8:55 am EDT
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today a study was presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress which highlighted the benefits of using Telemedicine in the examination and treatment of patients located in remote, especially rural, areas. The prevalence of diabetes and other endocrine diseases such as obesity, thyroid disease and osteoporosis continues to rise nationally. Diabetes is particularlymore...
  • 5/24/12 8:35 am EDT
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medical tattoos, a permanent bodily mark used to indicate the illnesses or allergies an individual has, are gaining momentum and popularity. However, a review of medical literature indicates a lack of established guidelines in the medical community on how medical tattoos should be administered and effectively used, according to an expert today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st Annual Meeting & Clinicalmore...