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“I Want To Do This For Other People” – A teen with type 1 takes part in the PROTECT study

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19547123/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” height=”90″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_389_Final_Protect_Study_Alex.mp3″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” libsyn_item_id=”19547123″ /] The PROTECT Study is testing how well an investigational medicine works in children and teens with type 1 diabetes. The hope is that this drug, called teplizumab, would help people continue making more of their own insulin and reduce the…