troubleshooting Question

reading from a mysql table and use that as a parameter second query

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I am trying to pull Descr from a a table called jos_dept_codes , which would look for a result  from a 1st querie  , I made a variable called deptcode for this but is not pulling anything,. no error but just not output.
$database =& JFactory::getDBO(); 

$database->setQuery('SELECT department FROM jos_dhruprofile WHERE uid = 325 ') ;
//echo $database->loadResult();
if (!$database->query()) { //write data and if error occurs alert
    echo "<script> alert('".$database->getErrorMsg()."'); </script>";
//$row = $database->loadRowList();
// Set New Var

$deptcode =  $database->loadResult();

 $db2 =& JFactory::getDBO(); 
 $db2->setQuery('SELECT Descr FROM jos_dept_codes WHERE code = $deptcode  ') ;
      <input class="label" type="text" name="email" id="email" size="40" value="<?php echo $db2->loadResult(); ?>" />
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