JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is calling
on Congressional officials to enact crucial measures that will help
ensure the safety of the nation’s patients with diabetes.
Specifically, AACE is pushing for greater access to safe and effective
blood glucose (blood sugar) monitoring supplies and the passage of two
important bills, which are mandatory for modern-day diabetes care. See
the letter to Congress heremore...
Broadened Screening Criteria Consistent With AACE Guidelines
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today expressed its support of the United States Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF) updated diabetes screening recommendations, which now closely mirror AACE’s clinical guidelines.“We are very pleased that the expanded USPSTF guidelines are now more aligned with our organization’s clinical guidelines,” said Dr. Yehuda Handelsman, chair of the AACE Diabetes Scientific Committee and President of the American College ofmore...
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Representatives from scientific and medical societies, patient advocacy
groups, government entities, the insurance industry, the health products
industry and more all agree that the time has come for regulatory
improvements that will ensure the availability, safety and reliability
of diabetes care technologies.
This diverse cross-section of diabetes arena thought leaders gathered
September 28 and 29 for the AACE/ACE Consensusmore...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the
American College of Endocrinology (ACE) today announced the publication
of its position statement detailing its advanced framework for a new
diagnosis of obesity as a chronic disease. The position statement
appears in the Volume 20, Issue 9, September 2014 issue of AACE’s
peer-reviewed journal, Endocrine Practice and is available online
(free access) at: https://www.aace.com/more...
JACKSONVILE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following is by Amy Johnson, AACE content creator:
Happy 65th birthday indeed! Gladys T.* was stunned to learn
that as of this milestone birthday her insurance no longer covered the
cost of her continuous glucose monitor (CGM) – a medical device
that she considers “a lifesaver.” That is because her new
insurance provider is Medicare, which steadfastly refuses to pay for
these CGMs, which provide real-time measurements of sugar more...
JACKSONVILE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In recent years, medical journals and consumer publications alike have
been hashing out the controversy about salt consumption and its effects
on an array of medical conditions, primarily high blood pressure and
heart disease, but also osteoporosis, kidney stones and kidney disease,
There is one fundamental fact that has gotten lost in the great salt
debate: the substance is one of the primary vehicles for deliveringmore...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American
Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)/American College of
Endocrinology (ACE) today announced plans to convene a national
consensus conference September 29 in Washington, D.C. to address issues
tied to quality, safety and access to glucose monitoring devices and
related supplies that patients use to ensure that their disease is under
The blood glucose monitoring initiative will be uniquelymore...
LAS VEGAS—(May 17, 2014)— Yehuda Handelsman, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., F.N.L.A. was installed as President of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 17, 2014.As ACE President, Dr. Handelsman will preside over all meetings of ACE and the Board of Trustees. He or his designate will act as the principal spokesperson for the College.Dr. Handelsman ismore...
Jay S. Skyler, M.D., M.A.C.P., received the Distinction in Endocrinology Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 15, 2014. The Distinction in Endocrinology Award is given to an AACE member in recognition of advancing the understanding of endocrinology through research and education. Dr. Skyler has focused his research on immune intervention and beta cell expansion or replacementmore...
Hossein Gharib, M.D., M.A.C.P., M.A.C.E., received the Yank D. Coble, Jr., M.D., Distinguished Service Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas, on May 17, 2014.The Yank D. Coble, Jr., M.D., Distinguished Service Award is given to an AACE member who is recognized by his peers as a leader in American medicine and whose personal and professional conduct reflect the values and vision of AACE.Dr.more...