Press Releases: 2015

  • 5/14/15 10:00 am EDT
    Gerry H. Tan, MD, FACP, FACE, FPCP, FPSEDM, received the International Clinician Award during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Nashville this week.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...
  • 5/13/15 2:00 pm EDT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), the leader in development of clinical care guidelines and physician training for the treatment of metabolic diseases, today introduced a module and toolkit for obesity medicine that will enable all healthcare professionals to initiate obesity care in their practices. The AACE module and accompanying toolkit was introduced during a special session at the AACE 24th Annualmore...
  • 5/12/15 6:15 pm EDT
    Novo Nordisk has been named the Outstanding Corporate Partner at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in this week in Nashville.The AACE Outstanding Corporate Partner Award is presented to an industry partner who is a member of the Corporate AACE Partnership (CAP) and has demonstrated outstanding commitment and dedication as a partner with AACE to improve the health of patients through various programs andmore...
  • 5/12/15 6:15 pm EDT
    Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Company are the recipients of this year’s American College of Endocrinology Foundation’s (ACEF) Philanthropy Award, presented during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Nashville this week.The Philanthropy Award is presented by ACEF to an industry partner(s) who is a member of the Corporate AACE Partnership (CAP), which has made a charitable contribution to themore...
  • 4/9/15 4:33 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today announced the publication of new, expansive diabetes clinical practice guidelines and an updated diabetes algorithm to assist clinical caregivers with the medical management of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). The 2015 guidelines advocate for comprehensive control of diabetes beyond a simple focus on glycemic control to address multiple DM risk factorsmore...
  • 3/25/15 12:10 pm EDT
    While agreeing with the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF) assessment that more studies are needed to determine the effectiveness of screening for thyroid disease, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), the nation’s largest collection of clinical endocrinologists, contends that aggressive case finding is an appropriate alternative in patient groups where thyroid risk factors are present.AACE believes that testing and treating the patients who are at highestmore...
  • 3/4/15 2:43 pm EST

    Adapting Standards of Care to Maximize Efficacy Within Region’s Varying Cultures

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Responding to requests from its international members to adapt medical guidelines and best-practice treatment algorithms to be more applicable for use in their home countries, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) just concluded a first-of-its-kind conference where the foundation was laid to achieve culturally maximized quality of endocrine care for patients across and within all borders. More than 200more...
  • 3/3/15 1:02 pm EST

    Leading Medical Association Responds to “Unmanageable” Situation, Pushes Congress to Pass Improved Diabetes Care Legislation

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An estimated 29.1 million Americans (almost 10 percent of the total population) have diabetes, another 86 million citizens aged 20 or older suffer from prediabetes, and spending on diagnosed diabetes has increased 41 percent over five years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Further, diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, new cases of blindness among adults and non-traumatic lower-limbmore...
  • 2/2/15 12:21 pm EST

    Renowned Medical Association Assembles Endocrinology Experts for Scientific Symposium in Latin America

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) will convene the first-ever, Pan-American Scientific Symposium: Clinical Endocrinology in Latin America on February 26-28 in San Jose, Costa Rica. Endocrinologists from throughout South and Central America, the Caribbean Basin, as well as members of current AACE Chapters in the region – Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Puerto Rico, will attend the three-daymore...
  • 1/12/15 11:22 am EST

    Endocrinologist group kicks off year-long Thyroid Awareness Campaign

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In conjunction with January being Thyroid Awareness Month, the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) – the educational and scientific arm of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) – has kicked off a year-long campaign to help people understand the importance of their thyroid, a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located low in the front of the neck. 10 Questions to Ask About Your Thyroid Health was createdmore...