Press Releases

  • 4/21/08 11:52 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease is growing ever-increasingly apparent, requiring experts to address the growing concerns of diabetes patients. But what is the true nature of this relationship? This issue will be examined at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the Walt Disney Worldmore...
  • 4/16/08 8:30 am EDT

    Panel of Experts to Deliberate on What the Future Holds for Diabetes Care

    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recent reports have diabetes patients asking their doctors: “Is controlling my blood sugar level dangerous?” A panel of experts will consider the impact of glucose control through studies including ACCORD, ADVANCE, VADT, BARI-2D, Steno-2, ORIGIN, and NAVIGATOR and their meaning for the future of diabetes care. The symposium will take place between 3:00 and 4:45 PM on Friday, May 16, 2008, at the 17th Annualmore...
  • 4/15/08 8:47 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Does aggressive treatment of Glucose Control in a diabetes patient actually put them at risk? Philip E. Cryer, MD will examine this issue at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. “In the battle for glucose control, it’s important to recognizemore...
  • 4/9/08 3:08 pm EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New research monitoring the effects of Islet cell transplantation resulted in near-normal metabolic control and decreased hypoglycemia. This research will be presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, on Friday, May 16th, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. During the 18 month study, physicians used Continuous Glucosemore...
  • 4/7/08 3:50 pm EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An adequate amount of Vitamin D is known to improve bone density, but the impact goes much further than bone strength; Vitamin D deficiency can impact nearly all of the body’s functions. This topic will be investigated at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlandomore...
  • 4/4/08 8:30 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Janet M. Corrigan will be the keynote speaker for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, Friday, May 16, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. Dr. Corrigan is president and CEO of The National Quality Forum (NQF), an organization established to develop and implement a national strategy for healthcare quality measurement andmore...
  • 3/31/08 10:21 am EDT

    A Better Understanding of Type 1 Diabetes May Eventually Suggest a Treatment for the Disease

    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exciting new research is helping doctors to better understand how type 1 diabetes begins, which in turn may provide clues for a cure in the future. This research will be presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, by Mark Atkinson, PhD, at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando.more...
  • 3/27/08 10:13 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New data indicates an aggressive Vitamin D treatment plan should be considered when caring for all Osteoporosis patients. Doing so may help decrease their likelihood of developing Vitamin D deficiency. These findings will be presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical by Harinder Singh, MD on Friday, May 16th at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort inmore...
  • 3/24/08 8:45 am EDT
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alternative medicine has a place in the traditional endocrinologist’s practice. But just what is appropriate, and what is misleading? This question will be explored at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, by Marc R. Blackman, MD, at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. In his analysis,more...
  • 3/19/08 8:45 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As advances in the treatment and diagnosis of osteoporosis help improve the quality of life for patients, federal cuts are simultaneously jeopardizing patients’ access to an incredibly valuable screening test for the disease. This topic will be discussed at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, at 8:15 a.m. Friday, May 16, 2008, at the Waltmore...