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I Wss Exposed To Agent Orange In Vietnam, Now I

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Posted on Fri, 21 Aug 2020
Question: I wss exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam, now I have Type 2 Diabetes. I also am losing my teeth. Can I make a connection between Agent Orange and severe periodontal problems?
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
About Agent orange side effects;

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking!
Agent oraange is reported to have many side effects, type 2 Diabetes one of them.
If glycemic levels are not well controlled, than peridontitits can be due to high glucose levels.
There are no specific studies showing this direct effect of agent orange.
Hope the information will help.
Best wishes,
Dr.Mirjeta Guni
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Mirjeta Guni (1 hour later)
Thank you very much
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Wishing you good health!

Detailed Answer:
Will be a pleasure to help you further!
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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I Wss Exposed To Agent Orange In Vietnam, Now I

Brief Answer: About Agent orange side effects; Detailed Answer: Hello and thank you for asking! Agent oraange is reported to have many side effects, type 2 Diabetes one of them. If glycemic levels are not well controlled, than peridontitits can be due to high glucose levels. There are no specific studies showing this direct effect of agent orange. Hope the information will help. Best wishes, Dr.Mirjeta Guni