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Agent Orange's long term toll

Type II late onset diabetes in Vietnam Vets has been found to have a positive correlation with the soldiers exposure to agent Orange during their service. The majority of Vets are using insulin to control their diabetes, and also have an increased risk of developing chronic lymphoid leukemia.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Mercury

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About: Agent Orange's long term toll

Date: 11 July 2005

Source: The Mercury

Author: The Editor

URL: http://www.themercury.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=301&fArticleId=2619716

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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Cause of type II diabetes
  • Cause of late onset diabetes
  • Cause of diabetes
  • Cause of chronic lymphoid leukemia
  • Cause of insulin insensitivity
  • Risk and type II diabetes
  • Risk and late onset diabetes
  • Risk and diabetes
  • Risk and chronic lymphoid leukemia
  • Risk and insulin insensitivity
  • Risk and agent orange
  • Risk and Vietnam war
  • Risk and biochemical warfare
  • Risk and war veterans
  • Side effects
  • Side effects and type II diabetes
  • Side effects and late onset diabetes
  • Side effects and diabetes
  • Side effects and chronic lymphoid leukemia
  • Side effects and insulin insensitivity
  • Side effects and agent orange

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