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Q26: Can Type 1 Diabetes be Services-connected?

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A1:  Unfortunately Type 1 Diabetes is not service connectable since it is a genetic condition.  (TC)  3/3/18


A2:  I filed one claim for type 1 diabetes and the VA denied it as the only diabetes that is service connected is type 2 and that is due to Agent Orange exposure.  (GR)  3/18/21