Press Releases

  • 1/27/17 2:03 pm EST

    23nd Annual Thyroid Disease Awareness Activities Presented by Endocrinology Association

    Focuses on Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, The Most Frequent Cause of Underactive Thyroid

    In The U.S.

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(January 17, 2017) –You’re not sleeping the way you used to, your energy level is shot and you’re gaining weight.All of these signs may be easy to dismiss as the byproduct of today’s hectic lifestyle. Over time, however, the consequences of such symptoms can be substantial, destructive and cause unnecessary suffering if you have hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid) -- a condition commonly due to autoimmune disease Hashimoto’s thyroiditis -- and simply don’t know it.That’more...
  • 1/13/17 3:28 pm EST
    The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) applaud the ruling by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to categorize as durable medical equipment, Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGMs) devices approved by the FDA for use in making diabetes treatment decisions.  This ruling is in response to a multi-year advocacy effort by AACE and its members on behalf of their patients, as well as our sister societies inmore...
  • 1/10/17 5:28 pm EST
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) today announced the publication of an update to its Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm. Designed to serve as a practical and easy-to-use decision-making tool for patients’ medical management, the 2017 algorithm emphasizes obesity as one of the underlying risk factors for type 2 diabetes (T2D) and itsmore...
  • 1/9/17 6:57 pm EST
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. House of Representatives took a crucial step forward towards improving the care and well-being of Americans suffering from diabetes and its consequences with today’s passage of the National Clinical Care Commission Act (H.R. 309), a legislative priority advocated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the diabetes community at-large. The House vote paves the way for early action by the Senate duringmore...
  • 1/6/17 2:25 pm EST
    The National Clinical Care Commission Act (H.R. 309), a long-standing legislative priority for AACE members and the diabetes community, appears to be on a fast track for action by the 115th U.S. Congress, with the bill being reintroduced January 5 in the House of Representatives by co-sponsors Rep. Pete Olson (R-22-TX) and Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-2-IA).The legislation was approved by the House during the 114th Congress and was sent to the Senate for consideration, which adjourned for the yearmore...
  • 1/6/17 4:30 am EST
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has taken the lead in developing an online resource hub geared to assist physicians and other health care professionals with the latest treatment guidelines and helpful instruction on caring for patients diagnosed with obesity. The AACE Obesity Resource Center contains educational tools for AACE members and other health care professionals who care for patients withmore...
  • 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...