Press Releases: 2013

  • 5/6/13 4:59 pm EDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pauline M. Camacho, M.D., F.A.C.E., was elected Treasurer of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Phoenix, on Sunday, May 5, 2013. “I am extremely excited to be moving up in the leadership of AACE and to my new position as Treasurer. In my new role, I look forward to helping our organization improve our fiscal stability by looking at new and innovativemore...
  • 5/6/13 4:48 pm EDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--George Grunberger, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., was elected Vice President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Phoenix, on Sunday, May 5, 2013. “I am honored by the trust placed by members of AACE in my ability to continue serving them on the Executive Committee in the position of Vice President,” Dr. Grunberger said. “In my new role, it will be mymore...
  • 5/6/13 4:33 pm EDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jeffrey I. Mechanick, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., F.A.C.N., E.C.N.U. was elected President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Phoenix, on Saturday, May 4, 2013. “As President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, I will lead our organization’s efforts to advance technological, educational, and practice management imperatives tomore...
  • 5/6/13 4:33 pm EDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--R. Mack Harrell, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., E.C.N.U., was elected President Elect of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Phoenix on Sunday, May 5, 2013. “We live in challenging times for the House of Medicine and for Endocrinology. I consider it a great honor and privilege to serve my sub-specialty as President Elect of AACE, the only organization thatmore...
  • 5/5/13 1:44 pm EDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The introduction of highly effective anti-obesity drugs is helping physicians bridge the treatment gap and develop a comprehensive medical model for care of the obese patient, which features the rational use of lifestyle interventions, pharmaceuticals and bariatric surgery, says a physician/researcher presenting today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Phoenix, AZmore...
  • 5/4/13 5:24 pm EDT

    Male Behaviors and Choices Contribute to Infertility

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An update on male infertility being a contributing factor to infertile couples was presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Phoenix, Arizona by Adrian Dobs, M.D., M.H.S., Professor of Medicine at John Hopkins University School of Medicine. According to Dr. Dobs, a couple’s infertility is most often perceived as a female health issue, when in fact the male maymore...
  • 5/3/13 5:27 pm EDT

    New Device That Detects the Condition in Less Than Five Minutes

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Details of a new method to detect diabetic neuropathy in patients in less than five minutes using their sweat glands was presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Phoenix, Arizona by Aaron I. Vinik, M.D., Ph.D., F.C.P., M.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., Professor of Medicine and Director of Research and the Neuroendocrine Unit at Eastern Virginia Medical Schoolmore...
  • 5/3/13 5:15 pm EDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new study presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Phoenix, AZ, suggests that the mode of discovery of thyroid nodules may have an impact on the probability of the module being malignant. Endocrinologist Robert Levine, M.D., director of the Thyroid Center of New Hampshire, reviewed the medical records of 200 consecutive cases referred for thyroidmore...
  • 5/3/13 5:13 pm EDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It’s a known fact that drinking too many sugary drinks can lead to obesity and diabetes, but sugar substitutes may adversely affect your endocrine health, according to a case report presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. Issac Sachmechi, M.D., F.A.C.E., F.A.C.P., of New Hyde Park, New York, treated a patient diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis thatmore...
  • 5/2/13 5:52 pm EDT

    Endocrinologists Find Success, Limit Costs and Reduce Number of Sample Extractions Using Rapid Onsite Evaluations (ROSE) Without Assistance of Cytotechnologists

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Endocrinologists who have streamlined the process of determining acceptability of thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) biopsy samples generally reduce the number of aspirations needed by evaluating the samples themselves, without the assistance of a cytopathology technician, according to research presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 22nd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress. Asmore...