American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 2017 Meeting Preview

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What to watch for at the AACE 2017 meeting in Austin.
What to watch for at the AACE 2017 meeting in Austin.

This article is part of Endocrinology Advisor's coverage of the 26th American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Annual Scientific Sessions & Clinical Congress, taking place in Austin, Texas. Our staff will report on medical research and technological advances in diabetes, obesity, and thyroid conditions, conducted by experts in the field. Check back regularly for more news from AACE 2017.


The annual scientific congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) will take place from Wednesday, May 3 through Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Endocrinology Advisor will be reporting the latest news throughout the coming days.

The theme of this year's AACE meeting is “Driving Innovation,” which will focus on the latest medical and technological advances in endocrinology. To that end, the AACE meeting committee's goal is to “leverage new interactive digital technology” for an optimal conference experience.

In addition, the new AACE president Jonathan Leffert, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU, will officially begin his term on Saturday, May 6.

Day-by-day highlights include:

Wednesday — Pre-congress sessions on Advanced Diabetes Technology Concepts and Advanced Diabetes Technology Skills Practice

Thursday — Sessions on bone health and precision medicine for diabetes and a meet-the-experts session: Interpreting Lipid Guidelines: How Low Should You Go?

Friday — Innovations in Evaluation and Management of Adrenal Diseases; Heart Failure: The Frequent, Forgotten, and Fatal Complication of Type 2 Diabetes; and Metabolic Bone Disease: What's New in 2017?

Saturday — Select Abstract Oral Presentations as well as meet-the-expert sessions on Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pregnancy and Unique Populations and Challenging Pituitary Cases.

Sunday — Multidisciplinary Approach sessions on various diseases including hypoparathyroidism and thyroid cancer. 


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Reference

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. AACE 2017. http://am.aace.com. Accessed April 25, 2017.

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