Press Releases: 2013

  • 5/2/13 5:16 pm EDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Boston-based physician/researcher today presented promising evidence that a specific type of body fat may help fight obesity in the future. His findings were highlighted at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Aaron Cypess, of the Joslin Diabetes Center (JDC) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), has been studying the structural andmore...
  • 5/2/13 5:08 pm EDT

    Marijuana Use Linked to Failed Hormone Production

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At a time when recreational use of marijuana is being legalized in a number of states, new information showing more serious implications to smoking pot was presented today by an American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) member at the AACE 22nd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Phoenix, AZ. A case study conducted by Richard Pinsker, M.D., F.A.C.E., and Hineshkumar Upadhyay, M.D., both of Jamaica,more...
  • 5/1/13 3:35 pm EDT

    AACE’s Thyroid Awareness - Same/Same/Same Initiative Helps Patients to Be Sure They Are Getting Correct Medicine from Pharmacy

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has launched its Same/Same/Same information campaign as part of the organization’s 2013 Thyroid Awareness initiative, as presented at the AACE 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress . Same/Same/Same reinforces the importance of thyroid patients taking the same dosage of the same medication and in the same manner every day. Even the slightest variance in themore...
  • 5/1/13 2:58 pm EDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In some instances, a simple solution may be the best solution to a vexing problem. Improving communication between hospital nursing staff and food service employees results in significantly better blood sugar control for hospitalized patients with diabetes, according to research presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 22nd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress. Shwetha Mallikarjuna, M.D., anmore...
  • 5/1/13 2:58 pm EDT

    How-to Video, English and Spanish Checklists Available to Aid Advance Planning

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--News Highlights: ACE, Lilly Diabetes offer emergency tips for people w/ #diabetes at www.EmPowerYourHealth.org, tips now downloadable in Spanish Lilly Diabetes and ACE have distributed approximately 12 million #diabetes emergency prep checklists since ‘06 www.EmPowerYourHealth.org A hurricane warning. A lengthy power outage. A mandatory evacuation. Do you know how to protect your health duringmore...
  • 4/19/13 5:32 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS RELEASES NEW COMPREHENSIVE DIABETES MANAGEMENT ALGORITHM FOR TREATMENT OF DIABETES AND PREDIABETES PATIENTS The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today announced the publication of its new comprehensive diabetesmore...
  • 3/26/13 10:13 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Updated clinical guidelines outlining optimal management of bariatric surgery patients’ pre- and post-surgery care have been updated by a collaborative group composed of physicians representing the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), The Obesity Society (TOS) and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). The guidelines’ 74 evidence-based recommendations expand on recommendations originallymore...
  • 3/13/13 10:48 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is appealing to diabetes patients, their family members and friends, and other health care professionals to urge members of Congress to pass the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act. The legislation calls for the creation of a public-private commission composed of endocrinologists, other front-line diabetes health care providers, patient advocates and representativesmore...
  • 2/27/13 11:17 am EST
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First graph, first line of release dated Feb. 26, 2013, should read: The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)... (sted The American Association of Endocrinologists (AACE)...). The corrected release reads: American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Diabetes Association Issue Joint Response to Published JAMA Article The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and themore...
  • 2/20/13 2:33 pm EST

    To Assist Health Care Professionals in the Clinical Approach to Detecting Patients at Risk for Lipodystrophy

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today issued a consensus statement outlining recommended clinical approaches to the detection of lipodystrophy (LD), a seemingly rare condition characterized by complete or partial lack of fat cells which affect the way the body manages and stores fat as energy. The consensus statement was developed by a task force of AACE, comprised of physicians from the NIH andmore...