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Episode Info: Before hydroxychloroquine was part of the national Covid conversation, it was being looked at in studies to see if it might help in the prevention of type 1 diabetes. Recently JDRF held a Facebook Live event with Dr. Jane Buckner, where she talked about TrialNet’s Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) Prevention Study. JDRF was kind enough to share the audio with us for this week's show. Watch the JDRF Facebook event with Dr. Jane Buckner  Check out Stacey's new book: The World's Worst Diabetes Mom! Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Sign up for our newsletter here ----- Use this link to get one free download and one free month of Audible, available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go! Click here for iPhone      Click here for Android Episode Transcription:  Stacey Simms  0:00 Diabetes Connections is brought to you by One Drop created for people with diabetes by people who have diabetes, and by Dexcom, take control of your diabetes and live life to the fullest with Dexcom. This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your healthcare provider. This week, we're talking about hydroxychloroquine. Yeah, that's right before it was part of the National COVID conversation is being looked at in studies to see if it might help in the prevention of type 1 diabetes. Welcome to another week of the show. I am so glad to have you along I am your host Stacey Simms. We aim to educate and inspire about type 1 diabetes by sharing stories of connection my son was diagnosed with type one more than 30 years ago, he was a toddler at the time and now he is 15. My husband lives with type two. I don't have diabetes. I have a background in broadcasting local radio and television, we decided to get the podcast, which is now more than five years old. So if this is your first episode, thrilled to have you here, please go check out the website Diabetes connections.com. We have a very robust search we have more than 300 episodes now. So there are ways to get to it by date by keyword by subject matter. If you'd like to go back and start it episode one. You can use any podcast app as well. Wherever you listen to audio at this point, you can get this podcast. This week's show is unusual in that it's not an interview, as I usually do. Recently, JDRF held a Facebook Live event with Dr. Jane Buckner, where she talked about TrialNet’s hydroxychloroquine prevention study JDRF was kind enough to share the audio with me. I found this so interesting like most people, I heard About the drug this year because of the whole conversation about COVID and could it treat it and that sort of thing. Many of you probably knew about it long before that in relation to lupus and arthritis and malaria, but I didn't know it was being studied at TrialNet. So you'll hear from Dr. Buckner in just a moment but first diabetes Connections is brought to you by One Drop. It is so n...
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