Press Release

ICE/ENDO 2014 News Conference and Webcast Schedule

June 11, 2014

Washington, DC—The latest research discoveries on diabetes, weight loss, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, obesity and pregnancy hormones will be highlighted in a series of press conferences at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society.

News Conference Schedule

Saturday, June 21

Pregnancy and Hormones (10 a.m. CDT): The latest research on a new test predicting risk of miscarriage, effects of maternal anti-depressant use on offspring, and benefits of dietary and lifestyle changes made early in pregnancy.

Sunday, June 22

Diabetes (10 a.m. CDT): Promising work on the benefits of vitamin D and soy supplements for patients with diabetes, the link between taste buds and high fasting glucose levels, and a diabetes device not being used to its full potential.

Monday, June 23

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals (9 a.m. CDT): New findings on the health impacts of exposure to chemicals like BPA, BPA-like chemical BPS and the hormone-disrupting effects of chemicals used in fracking.

Obesity (10:45 a.m. CDT): New insights into how microbes in the gut may signal diabetes risk, a look at a new weight loss pill, and new information about weight-loss methods that most satisfy American obese patients.

Tuesday, June 24

Weight Loss (10:00 a.m. CDT): New research on the effects of weight loss on sleep and mood, and new findings assessing weight loss surgery vs. medical weight management in obese patients.

Reporters may register for the meeting at: http://www.endocrine.org/news-room/endo-annual-meeting.

Reporters also may register for live news conference webcasts at: www.endowebcasting.com.

Registered news media receive a badge that provides access to all meeting sessions, as well as to the Newsroom and news conferences. No one will be admitted without a valid ICE/ENDO badge.

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Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers. The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions.

The Society has more than 18,000 members, including scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in 122 countries. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at @TheEndoSociety and @EndoMedia.


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Media Contacts

Colleen Williams Manager, Public Relations Phone: (202)-971-3611 cwilliams@endocrine.org

Jenni Glenn Gingery Associate Director, Communications and Media Relations Phone: (202)-971-3655 jgingery@endocrine.org

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