Press Releases

  • 4/23/10 8:08 am EDT
    New research released today indicates that endocrine intervention in surgical patients with diabetes and dysglycemia (abnormal blood sugar) accounted for shorter hospital stays and a decrease in the expense of treating these patients. This research was presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. Over the course of one year, Arthur Chernoff, MD, FACE, Chairman ofmore...
  • 4/23/10 8:08 am EDT
    A new case study cautioned against promoting gastric bypass surgery as a “cure” for diabetes at the AACE 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Boston today. The study cited that normal hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) and fasting blood glucose (FBG) were insufficient criteria for such a determination. Gastric bypass surgery is increasingly receiving attention as a potential “cure” for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Mechanisms of action aremore...
  • 4/23/10 8:08 am EDT
    A retrospective analysis of 1,234 Americans indicated a substantial underdiagnosis of obesity when Body Mass Index (BMI) was used compared to the Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan. This analysis was released today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. To date, no large-scale comparison has been made between BMI and DEXA, a direct measure of percentage bodymore...
  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    The varying impact of insulin resistance on different tissues in the human body may lead to a better understanding of metabolic syndrome according to experts today at the AACE Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Boston. Metabolic syndrome is typically defined as a cluster of conditions — excess body fat around the waist (central obesity), insulin resistance with elevated insulin levels, abnormal glucose metabolism, increasedmore...
  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    CGMs, primarily used for monitoring blood glucose levels in patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus, can be helpful in managing patients with type 2 diabetes or any diabetes patient in the hospital setting according to experts today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. An emerging use for CGM is for type 2 diabetes therapy. Though not a permanent replacement formore...
  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    With one in four Americans reportedly consuming fast food on a daily basis1, new research released today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress indicates another reason to avoid fast food; It may also be lacking in appropriate amounts of iodine. Adequate iodine intake is essential for hormone development in the human body. It is also especially important in pregnantmore...
  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    New research indicates that a first-of-its-kind, superabsorbent hydrogel significantly increased the post-meal feeling of satiety and reduced hunger between meals in obese patients. This data was presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. Attiva, the first superabsorbent hydrogel composed entirely from food-grade materials, is currently being developed bymore...
  • 4/22/10 8:08 am EDT
    The American College of Endocrinology (ACE) announced the release of the latest Power of Prevention Magazine today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Boston. The Power of Prevention Magazine will provide 500,000 diabetes patients with a free resource for information. The Power of Prevention Magazine is published quarterly by the ACE, the scientific arm of AACE.more...
  • 3/25/10 8:08 am EDT
    A retrospective analysis of 1,234 Americans indicated a substantial underdiagnosis of obesity when Body Mass Index (BMI) was used compared to the Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan. This analysis will be released on Friday, April 23, 2010 at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Boston. To date, no large-scale comparison has been made between BMI and DEXA, amore...
  • 5/18/09 8:08 am EDT
    With the number of children suffering from type 2 diabetes growing at an alarming rate, physicians gathered Saturday to discuss strategies for prevention and treatment of the disease among children and adolescents at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. “Type 2 diabetes is extremely complex,” said A. Jay Cohen, MD, FACE, session moderator and pediatric endocrinologistmore...