Press Releases: 2016

  • 12/21/16 5:00 pm EST
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aiming to revolutionize the diagnosis, treatment and management of obesity, one of the world’s most insidious chronic diseases, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) today released a bold position statement that redefines the medical diagnostic term for obesity as a far-reaching, complications-centric chronic disease state whose measurement goes beyond the traditionalmore...
  • 11/15/16 7:58 am EST

    International Endocrinology Association Commends Bi-Partisan Passage of National Clinical Care Commission Act in House of Representatives

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) applauds the passage of the National Clinical Care Commission Act (H.R. 1192) yesterday in the U.S. House of Representatives as a crucial step towards improving the care and well-being of almost 30 million Americans suffering from diabetes and its consequences. H.R. 1192, which has been a long-standing legislative priority for AACE, establishes a public/private commissionmore...
  • 9/21/16 3:07 pm EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A pivotal piece of legislation intended to benefit patients with diabetes and other metabolic, autoimmune and insulin-resistant diseases is headed to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote after its passage today by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The National Clinical Care Commission Act, the top legislative priority of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), calls for the creation of amore...
  • 9/20/16 12:00 pm EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) today announced the publication of new clinical practice guidelines and an accompanying algorithm to assist physicians and other medical professionals with the diagnosis, fracture risk assessment and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis patients. The two documents are published in Volume 22, Issue 9 of themore...
  • 7/20/16 12:15 pm EDT

    Findings reveal that some patients are frustrated and discontinued medication because they were not reaching their individualized A1C target quick enough

    The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) today announced results of two online surveys, conducted with support from Sanofi US, that identified differences in perceptions among adults living with type 2 diabetes as well as endocrinologists, primary care physicians and other medical professionals including nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists. The Perspectives in Diabetes Care surveys revealed that patients are more willing to take action tomore...
  • 5/28/16 2:04 pm EDT
    Pauline  Camacho, MD, FACE, was elected President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, May 28.In her new role, Dr. Camacho will lead the world’s largest clinical endocrinology association with more than 7,000 members from more than 90 countries, serving on the Association’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors.“Since its inception 25 years ago, AACE has enhanced themore...
  • 5/28/16 2:04 pm EDT
    Daniel Hurley, MD, FACE, today was elected Vice President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 25th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Orlando, Florida.“I am excited to be elected as Vice President of AACE and look forward to contributing to the success of our organization,” said Dr. Hurley. “Through the concerted efforts of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors and support personnel, we anticipate continuing the trend of introducingmore...
  • 5/28/16 2:03 pm EDT
    Jonathan D. Leffert, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU, was installed today as President-Elect of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Orlando, Florida.“I am proud and honored to be elected President-Elect of AACE, an organization which is at the forefront in the field of clinical care, education and practice management,” said Dr. Leffert. “It’s an exciting time for AACE, and I look forward to the opportunity to contribute tomore...
  • 5/28/16 2:02 pm EDT
    Sandra L. Weber, MD, FACP, FACE was elected Treasurer today of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 25th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Orlando, Fla.  “I am honored to serve as Treasurer of such a dynamic organization and I’m ready to help expand upon its opportunities and contribute to its financial well-being,” said Dr. Weber. Dr. Weber earned her medical degree from Northwestern University. The recipient of two student research awards from themore...
  • 5/23/16 5:24 pm EDT

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 28, 2016 AT 11:30AM

    Although recent reports have suggested the childhood obesity epidemic has reached a plateau, a pediatric endocrinologist presented eye-opening evidence today illustrating the ongoing challenges the condition presents, particularly in preventing or reversing the condition in the severely obese pediatric population.Dr. Ilene Fennoy, M.P.H., Medical Director of Columbia University Medical Center’s Center for Comprehensive Adolescent Bariatric Surgery, appeared in a “Meet-the-Experts” session atmore...