Press Releases: 2015

  • 5/15/15 3:15 pm EDT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The benefits of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) to treat low testosterone in both men and women substantially outweigh any risks, according to a panel of researchers presenting today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ 24th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. Low testosterone – also known as low T – is characterized by lack of sex drive, diminishing energy, and hair, bone and muscle mass lossmore...
  • 5/15/15 12:00 pm EDT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A gathering of expert endocrinologists representing the U.S., Egypt, India, Nigeria and Costa Rica advanced the cause for “transculturalization” of patient care today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. A term coined by AACE, transculturalization calls for adapting clinical guidelines and treatment algorithms into medical practice that is more culturallymore...
  • 5/15/15 10:00 am EDT
    Larissa Avilés-Santa, MD, MPH, FACP, FACE, received the Outstanding Service Award for Promotion of Endocrine Health of an Underserved Population at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Nashville this week.The Outstanding Service Award is presented to an individual for outstanding contributions to the endocrine care, health and service to an underserved population in the United States or abroad via leadership,more...
  • 5/15/15 10:00 am EDT
    Robert B. Mims, MD, FACE, received the Outstanding Service Award for Promotion of Endocrine Health of an Underserved Population at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Nashville this week.The Outstanding Service Award is presented to an individual for outstanding contributions to the endocrine care, health and service to an underserved population in the United States or abroad via leadership, long-termmore...
  • 5/15/15 9:10 am EDT
    Ronald M. Evans, PhD, a professor in the Gene Expression Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, is the recipient of the 2015 Frontiers in Science Award presented during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Nashville this week.The Frontiers in Science Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary contributions to their individual profession or area ofmore...
  • 5/14/15 1:30 pm EDT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Most people wouldn’t equate a dentist office visit with a diabetes diagnosis, but according to research presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ 24th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress, that’s one of the most logical places to be screened for the chronic disease. Taking advantage of the fact that most Americans regularly schedule visits with their dentist, more so than with their medical doctorsmore...
  • 5/14/15 1:30 pm EDT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Certified diabetes educator “ambassadors” (CDE-A) –- professionals trained by endocrinologists and practicing in primary care settings -- can help patients with diabetes achieve significant patient improvements while easing the shortage of endocrine specialists available to treat the increasingly prevalent illness, says a medical team from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. The Buffalo SUNY group, composed of internalmore...
  • 5/14/15 12:05 pm EDT
    Laurence Katznelson, MD, received the H. Jack Baskin, MD, Endocrine Teaching Award during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Nashville this week.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. Katznelson is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Medicine at Stanfordmore...
  • 5/14/15 12:00 pm EDT
    Karel Pacak, MD, PhD, DSc, received the Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Nashville this week.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 active advocacy of AACE’s missionmore...
  • 5/14/15 11:41 am EDT

    Goal Is To Bring Device To Market in 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Edward Damiano, PhD, the Boston University Professor of Biomedical Engineering leading the team of researchers behind the “bionic” pancreas, today presented details of his team’s progress at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. Recently tested in real-world outpatient clinical trials at multiple locations throughout the country, Damiano’s technology – amore...