Press Releases: 2014

  • 5/17/14 3:42 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today issued a task force consensus statement outlining recommended clinical approaches to pump therapy for patients with type 1 (T1D) and insulin-requiring type 2 (T2D) diabetes mellitus. The number of patients using insulin pumps in the U.S. has been reported to range from 350,000 to 515,000. The consensus statement lauds the benefits of pumps versus multiplemore...
  • 5/17/14 12:22 pm EDT
    George B. Tan, M.D., F.A.C.E., received the International Clinician Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 17, 2014.The International Clinician Award is given to an AACE member who is a clinical endocrinologist practicing outside of the United States in recognition of dedicated and compassionate care provided to patients with endocrine diseases. Recipients possess an exceptionalmore...
  • 5/17/14 12:06 pm EDT
    Diana S. Dean, M.D., F.A.C.E., received the H. Jack Baskin, M.D., Endocrine Teaching Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 17, 2014.The H. Jack Baskin, MD, Endocrine Teaching Award is given to an AACE member who has made a profound impact in teaching fellows-in-training and is actively involved in educating in a university setting.Dr. Dean has been involved in educating medical studentsmore...
  • 5/16/14 6:44 pm EDT
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An advanced framework for a new diagnostic approach to obesity was announced today by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at their 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. An emergent concept from the Consensus Conference on Obesity, convened by AACE and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) in March 2014, was that the current diagnostic definition of obesity, which relied on an anthropomorphicmore...
  • 5/16/14 2:45 pm EDT

    First-of-Its-Kind Study Analyzing Outcomes Yields Positive Results

    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Professional voice users ranging from opera singers and rabbi cantors to Motown recording artists and a television meteorologist experienced positive outcomes after undergoing thyroidectomy (surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland) using intraoperative monitoring of the vocal cords, according to a benchmark study presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinicalmore...
  • 5/16/14 2:13 pm EDT
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The government has many roles in our nation, but becoming entangled in the obesity epidemic is not one of them, an economist told members of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today. Jayson Lusk, author and Regents Professor & Willard Sparks Endowed Chair in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University, urged endocrinologists against advocating for public policies such as amore...
  • 5/16/14 12:34 pm EDT
    Guang Ning, M.D., Ph.D., received the International Endocrinology Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 16, 2014.The International Endocrinology Award is presented to an endocrinologist outside of the United States in recognition of delivering outstanding care to endocrine patients, delivering care to a population of patients with endocrine problems, developing a system of care for anmore...
  • 5/16/14 12:07 pm EDT
    Dace L. Trence, M.D., F.A.C.E., has received the Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 16, 2014.The AACE Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award is given in recognition of dedicated and compassionate care provided to patients with endocrine diseases, exceptional knowledge and expertise in the field of clinical endocrinology, and activemore...
  • 5/15/14 8:45 pm EDT
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A comprehensive, multi-year medical research study examining health issues among U.S. Hispanic/Latino groups has yielded data indicating that less than half of the participants diagnosed with diabetes had the condition under control. The data was presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study ofmore...
  • 5/15/14 5:38 pm EDT
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a world where athletes seem to be “juiced ” too often, the secret to that coveted competitive edge may be as easy as a cup of actual juice. Recent research suggests that, depending on your needs, adding some beet root juice or tart cherry juice can have a positive effect on your workout. In a presentation at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Las Vegas,more...