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A vet’s long and winding road

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Sajta’s slender 125-pound frame allowed him to fit into tight spaces where most others couldn’t. While assigned to Clark Air Base in the Philippines in April 1967, it was Sajta’s duty to crawl into Air Force bombers to repair fuel bladders that carried Agent...
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The 40-year war AGENT ORANGE CASUALTIES KEEP MOUNTING

But fate put Galinac — and thousands of others — in the path of a killer as deadly but far more stealthy than their North Vietnamese foe. And more than 40 years later, the strategy the U.S. military deployed to decimate that jungle has leveled a lethal legacy. Galinac is among...
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Agent Orange link to diabetes

Agent Orange was used widely in the Vietnam War A US Air Force report suggests a significant link between the defoliant Agent Orange, used widely in the Vietnam War, and diabetes in veterans, it is reported.Servicemen with high levels of dioxins – a chemical constituent of...
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Genetic Research: Discovery of human genetic mutation could lead to new treatments for type 1 diabetes

  “Our findings reveal a potential mechanistic basis for the development of a treatment for type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases.” says senior study author Marc Donath of University Hospital Basel. continue learning
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A Tattoo to Monitor Blood Sugar Levels May Not be Far Off

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are developing a new continuous glucose monitoring technology that will allow those with Type 1 diabetes check blood sugar levels using a glucose “tattoo.” The device has the potential to free people with diabetes...
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Agent Orange & Diabetes: Glycemic index and glycemic load for 100+ foods

Glycemic index and glycemic load offer information about how foods affect blood sugar and insulin. The lower a food's glycemic index or glycemic load, the less it affects blood sugar and insulin levels. read more
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