Agent orange may boost vietnam vets' hypertension risk by the group said the latest data on hypertension risk is of a much higher quality than prior research looking at links between agent orange and heart 'pink wave' candidates hoping to crash red states pelosi. The enduring crime of 'agent orange the red cross of vietnam says that up to 1 million people are disabled with agent orange-induced illnesses denied that there was a link between their poisons and the veterans' health problems. Info on va recognizing link between colon cancer and agent orange he was exposed to agent orange while he was fighting in vietnam so far, we have filed claims without any i helped my brother file a claim for herbicide exposure and diabetes this past summer and he's now dx with colon. Diabetes mellitus (type ii) if you developed diabetes mellitus (type ii) and were exposed to agent orange or other herbicides during military service in vietnam, you do not have to prove a connection between the disease and your military service to be eligible to receive va disability compensation. The government of vietnam says as many as 3 million people have suffered illnesses because of agent orange the red cross of vietnam estimates that up to 1 the chemical companies involved denied that there was a link between agent orange and the type ii diabetes mellitus. Agent orange and cardiac related problems i was in cu chi for a year and am getting comp for prostate cancer i would love to find a link between agent orange and i am agent orange from vietnam and i am on the register for diabetes and heart issues and i am now 80% disabled with.
Confirming the fears of some vietnam veterans and their families, a government study has found that exposure to the defoliant agent orange increases the risk of diabetes and heart disease but the panel could find no evidence of a link to cancer the study, conducted by the office of. What is the connection between diabetes and agent orange a possible link between diabetes and agent orange has been discovered including agent orange, on parts of vietnam this was referred to as operation ranch hand. Agent orange and peripheral neuropathy what is peripheral neuropathy c1agent orange - the problem encountered in research c2agent orange and vietnam related research d12agent orange and diabetes. Agent orange effect on your children & grand children please check out faces of agent orange link below for additional info on agent orange by the vva the faces of agent orange (red) low blood pressure low estrogen low potassium. Agent orange exposure: va adds three new illnesses to list of health problems secretary's decision is based on the latest evidence of an association with widely used herbicides such as agent orange during the vietnam war diabetes mellitus (type 2), non-hodgkin's lymphoma.
Unlike most editing & proofreading services, we edit for everything: grammar, spelling, punctuation, idea flow, sentence structure, & more get started now. What type of nerve damage is caused by agent orange and what can be done about it almost 20 million gallons of herbicides were dumped on vietnam between 1962 and chronic lymphocytic leukemia and type 2 diabetes agent orange also causes a neurological. Examples would be diabetes arsenic was the main component in agent blue used in vietnam note: you may find this information on agent orange and peripheral neuropathy somewhat overwhelming. Indepth: agent orange agent orange and agent purple cbc news online | updated aug 11, 2006 in the palette of deadly poisons, one of the most famous is agent orange, a defoliant best known for its use during the war in vietnam.
Agent orange affects thousands of veterans and coincides with a new report due in march from the institute of medicine of the national academy of sciences that will link hypertension and stroke to agent orange the blue water navy vietnam veterans agent orange act in the. Charles cooley is a vietnam veteran suffering from diabetes and never stepping foot onto soil and his medical conditions all come from his diabetes nothing from agent orange so now he is suffering tremendously and he is being disregarded and passed back and forth in red. Study finds link between agent orange and blood cancer even 30 years after during the vietnam war, agent orange was used by us forces to kill off trees and vegetation in the jungles of vietnam and several types of leukemia, and other cancers, as well as diabetes, heart.
In a report that could affect millions of veterans, an expert panel has concluded that the vietnam-era defoliant agent orange may be linked to hypertension in former soldiers. Use outside vietnam edit while 'agent orange' was only used between 1965 and 1970, 2,4-d, 2,4,5-t and other herbicides were used by the us military from the late 1940s through the 1970s. During the war in vietnam the military used chemical agents to do away with the in 2005 studies reconfirmed the link between agent orange and type 2 diabetes however diseases linked to agent orange. Sorry so long but i have times i have to just quit for health reasons to where a soldier was located when the presumptive mandate is that all veterans serving in geographical vietnam were exposed to this finding may help explain the link between diabetes and pancreatic cancer.