American Association of Clinical Endocrinology

Coverage of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology's Annual Meeting.

Diabetes Dialogue: Tirzepatide in Action & AACE 2022 Recap

May 20, 2022

In this episode of Diabetes Dialogue, hosts Drs. Isaacs and Bellini take a deep dive into the tirzepatide approval, including discussions around the mechanism of action, dose titrations, and where it might fit in the upcoming ADA standards of care. Later in the episode, hosts recap their experiences from AACE 2022, which saw the release of new guidelines for NAFLD.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Raises Risk of In-Hospital Mortality, Hospital Readmission in Heart Failure

May 17, 2022

Diabetic ketoacidosis increased the likelihood of in-hospital mortality by 61%, the likelihood of major adverse cardiovascular events by 56%, and a likelihood of 30-day readmission by 12% among patients hospitalized with heart failure in the US.

Thyroid Dysfunction Could Increase Risk of Parkinson Disease

May 13, 2022

A systematic review and meta-analysis from AACE 2022 provides an overview of the potential associations between thyroid dysfunction, including both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, and risk of Parkinson disease.

CGM Use, Visits with Diabetes Educator or Nutritionist Reduce Care Gap Between Pediatric and Adult Diabetes

May 29, 2021

A retrospective analysis of EHR data suggests use of CGM or visits from a diabetes educator or nutritionist were associated with a decrease in gaps between receiving care at a pediatric endocrinology clinic and an adult clinic among patients transitioning from pediatric to adult diabetes.