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Morbid obesity

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Cardiomyopathy - Morbid obesity Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2007.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Obesity [CR9230]

Medical Report - Obesity [MR9305]

Preliminary questions [38197]

38198

there is some evidence that morbid obesity may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

9004 the veteran has a history of morbid obesity.

38199the veteran has established the causal connection between morbid obesity and VEA service for cardiomyopathy.

38200the veteran has established the causal connection between morbid obesity and VEA service for the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy.

38203the veteran has established the causal connection between morbid obesity and eligible service for the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy.

or

38202the veteran has established the causal connection between morbid obesity and operational service for the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy.

or

7334

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335

the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

38201the veteran has established the causal connection between morbid obesity and VEA service for the clinical worsening of cardiomyopathy.

38205the veteran has established the causal connection between morbid obesity and eligible service for the clinical worsening of cardiomyopathy.

or

38204the veteran has established the causal connection between morbid obesity and operational service for the clinical worsening of cardiomyopathy.

Clinical onset and operational service [38202]

38206

the veteran had morbid obesity for at least the five years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

9005the morbid obesity is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [38203]

38207

the veteran had morbid obesity for at least the ten years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

9006the morbid obesity is causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [38204]

38208

the veteran had morbid obesity after the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy and for at least the five years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

9005the morbid obesity is causally related to operational service.

9009

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the morbid obesity is causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [38205]

38209

the veteran had morbid obesity after the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy and for at least the ten years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

9006the morbid obesity is causally related to eligible service.

9010

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the morbid obesity is causally related.