Thursday News Highlights from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress

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BOSTON, April 22 Here are today's highlights from the AACE Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress in Boston:

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Research Shows First-of-Its-Kind Hydrogel Decreases Obese Patients' Desire for Food

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. Click here to read the press release.

Iodine Deficiency - Another Reason to Avoid Fast Food?

With one in four Americans reportedly consuming fast food on a daily basis, new research released indicates another reason to avoid fast food; It may also be lacking in appropriate amounts of iodine. Click here to read the press release.

A New Understanding of Insulin Resistance's Effect on Human Tissue Helps Demystify Metabolic Syndrome

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. Click here to read the press release.

Expanding use of Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) to Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and the Hospital Can Improve Outcomes

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. Click here to read the press release.

The American College of Endocrinology Provides Free Patient Magazines to 1/2 Million People

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. This edition of the magazine was made possible through a grant from Novo Nordisk through its Changing Diabetes Leadership Initiative. Click here to read the press release.

To read about additional new medical research at the AACE 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical

Congress, please visit media.aace.com or follow the Twitter hashtag #AACE10.

About the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

AACE is a professional medical organization with more than 6,000 members in the United States and 91 other countries. AACE members are physicians who specialize in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. For more information about AACE, visit our Web site at www.aace.com, become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/theaace or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/theaace.

SOURCE American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists


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