American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Scientific & Clinical Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AACE, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

AACE highlights include new therapies for diabetes, secondary hypogonadism, obesity

May 12, 2017
As a service to its readers, Healio Internal Medicine presents the top five news articles from the 2017 American Association of Clinical…
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Thyroid patient education materials not adequately targeted to patient reading level

May 9, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Online patient education materials addressing thyroid cancer are overwhelmingly written at a reading level beyond that…
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Early-onset type 2 diabetes, lower baseline BMI predict progression to insulin use in Asians

May 9, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — In Chinese adults, type 2 diabetes onset before age 40 years, higher baseline HbA1c, and BMI 18.5 kg/m² or lower were all…
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Chronic disease registries identify predictors of clinical inertia in diabetes

May 9, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — In patients with type 2 diabetes, infrequent visits with a primary care physician, delayed dose titration of insulin, and poor…
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Information transformation: The next great innovation in health care

May 9, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — The next great innovation in medicine will be the optimized transformation of information, giving clinicians an active…
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Canagliflozin improves adipose tissue function in type 2 diabetes

May 8, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — In adults with type 2 diabetes, the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin improved adipose tissue function, independent of weight loss…
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Endocrine surveillance required for patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors

May 8, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Patients with cancer treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors are at risk for developing pituitary, thyroid and glucose…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Many patients with osteoporosis not screened for vitamin D levels before treatment

May 8, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Three-quarters of men and women veterans seen at the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center assigned osteoporosis medications…
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Phentermine lowers weight, systolic BP in adults with obesity

May 7, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Adults with obesity assigned to treatment with phentermine for 6 months experienced weight loss and decreases in diastolic and…
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Low BMI, polypharmacy may be predictors of recurrent DKA

May 6, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Polypharmacy and low BMI may be helpful in identifying people who are at risk for recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis and reduce…
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