Press Releases

  • 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...
  • 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...