Press Releases: 2016

  • 5/23/16 5:22 pm EDT

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 28, 2016 AT 11:30AM

    While top-of-mind awareness about transgenderism has been on the rise -- due in large part to high-profile advocates such as actress Laverne Cox,  television personality/LGBTQ rights activist Jazz Jennings and former Olympic decathlon champion Caitlyn Jenner -- few outside a specialized group within the medical community understand the profound and essential role hormonal therapy plays in enabling the transgender person to develop characteristics consistent with the gender with which theymore...
  • 5/23/16 5:20 pm EDT

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 27, 2016 AT 12:45PM

    I hope I die before I get old, sang “The Who” front man Roger Daltrey in the song, “My Generation” in 1965, and 51 years later, that sentiment regarding the indignities of aging still hits home to millions.Since the beginning of time, people have been obsessed with the process we call aging. And while people are living longer today than in any other time in history, most refer to aging with angst, searching for the latest “miracle” cream, lotion or potion, even acupuncture and anti-agingmore...
  • 5/23/16 5:18 pm EDT

    News Release

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 27, 2016  AT 12:45 PM, ET

    A trio of authors today reported their analysis of observational studies revealed a significant association between vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and diabetic retinopathy (DR), one of the leading causes of blindness throughout the world.Dr. Sikarin Upala, Dr. Jason Zhang and Dr. Anawin Sanguankeo analyzed data from 13 studies involving more than 9,000 participants to arrive at their conclusion, which was presented as an abstract at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 25thmore...
  • 5/23/16 5:17 pm EDT

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 27, 2016 AT 12:45 PM

    For 25 years, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has been known as the “Voice of Clinical Endocrinology,” and has extended that voice to other endocrinology care providers, too.  On Friday, May 27, during the AACE 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort Orlando, two separate in-depth symposium sessions reflect AACE’s pledge of broadening its clinical voice and support across medical specialties and oceans.A Practicalmore...
  • 5/23/16 5:15 pm EDT

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 26, 2016, 12:45PM

    Researchers today reinforced radiofrequency ablation (RFA) as an effective and safe alternative to adrenalectomy in the treatment of benign and malignant adrenal gland tumors.“Radiofrequency ablation is a safe and effective procedure to treat adrenal tumors in patients who are poor surgical candidates or refuse adrenalectomy,” said Dr. Lima Lawrence, a member of the team that shared its RFA case study findings at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 25th Annualmore...
  • 5/23/16 5:13 pm EDT

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 26, 2016, 12:45 PM

    As if air travel isn’t troublesome already these days, managing a chronic disease like diabetes – especially when traveling throughout different time zones at 35,000 feet has the potential to result in adverse events if not managed precisely.[MB1] That’s the information found in an abstract that will be presented during the AACE 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Orlando, Fla., May 25-29.“Each year, millions of people with diabetes travel by air, with an estimated 10more...
  • 5/23/16 5:11 pm EDT

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 26, 2016 AT 12:45 PM

    The opening speaker at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress said today that although recent discoveries about human gut microbiome and its relationship to diabetes are promising, a number of hurdles must be overcome before microbiome’s potential to contribute to diabetes prevention or treatment therapy can be realized.Addressing a full house at the event, American Diabetes Association (ADA) Chief Scientific and Medicalmore...
  • 5/23/16 5:08 pm EDT

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 25, 2016 at 12:45 PM

    Long recognized as the definitive source for advanced, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and algorithms for endocrine disease management, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) are expanding their global footprint with the transculturalization of key clinical care practices for diabetes, obesity, thyroid nodules and post-menopausal osteoporosis in Latin American countries.Details of the initiative were highlightedmore...
  • 5/23/16 5:06 pm EDT

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 25, 2016 AT 12:45 PM, ET

    Caring for and treating patients diagnosed with obesity cannot be cookie-cutter. On the contrary, caring for obese patients requires a personalized and individualized approach to treatment based on a newly created algorithm designed by members of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) especially for obesity management.  Recognizing that obesity continues to carry a large burden of morbidity and mortality and contributes to expanding health care costs, the AACEmore...
  • 5/23/16 5:00 pm EDT

    News Release                                                                                                         

    EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 25, 2016 AT 12:45 PM, ET

    Physicians working with patients being evaluated and treated for type 2 diabetes now have access to an in-depth, point-of-care app, compliments of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE).Derived from the 2016 AACE/ACE Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Algorithm (an updated supplement to the 2015 AACE/ACE Clinical Practice Guidelines for Developing a Diabetes Mellitus Comprehensive Care Plan), the app offers practical clinicalmore...