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Hydroxychloroquine may help prevent diabetes

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 19 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:121

Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial and a safe and effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. It may also help prevent diabetes, according to a large cohort study of nearly 5000 adults. All had rheumatoid arthritis, and patients who took hydroxychloroquine were significantly less …

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