AO & Diabetes

From: "Bruce K. Melson" <>
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From: Tom westhoven []
Sent: Friday, October 13, 2000 6:25 AM
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VVA Talklist

Subject: IOM Review of Relationship between Exposure to Agent Orange and
Adult Onset of Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2)

Regarding Representative Evans news release and letter to Acting Secretary
of Veterans Affairs Gober, VVA President George Duggins also sent a letter
to the Acting Secretary recommending immediate action to draft and implement
interim regulations, adding adult onset diabetes mellitus (type 2, to the
list of diseases, presumptive to Agent Orange exposure.  I will get
President Duggins' letter posted tomorrow morning.
Ed Croucher