Mobile SSD Lawyer Helping Those With Diabetes Get the Benefits They Deserve
If you can’t work due to a disability, there’s a solid chance you will qualify for some sort of federal benefits. Which program you qualify for really depends on your specific situation. When it comes to Social Security Disability (SSD), you may not be approved based on your diabetes alone. That said, if your diabetes has caused you to develop other medical conditions that are severe enough that you can no longer work, you may qualify for SSD. Applying for and qualifying for Social Security Disability can be a long, complicated process. A Mobile Social Security attorney can analyze your situation and help you select the benefits program that’s right for you.
How Do I Get Social Security Disability for My Diabetes?
When you go to the Social Security Administration’s website, you’ll see a long list of medical conditions that can potentially qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. These are impairments that can be severe enough to prevent a person from working. Diabetes is on that list. That said, the Social Security Administration notes that Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are often well controlled, not necessarily making it impossible for a person to work.
The majority of people with diabetes who qualify for SSD do so because they’ve been diagnosed with another, more severe disease that may have stemmed from their diabetes. Typically, a person doesn’t get approved for SSD based on diabetes alone, but a crippling disease caused by diabetes. The best way to get approved for SSD due to diabetes is to speak to your medical provider and a good attorney about how to best prove you are unable to work due to your condition.
What Impairments Caused by Diabetes Will Qualify For SSD?
Diabetes by itself will likely not qualify for SSD benefits, but a condition caused by diabetes that removes your ability to work may qualify. There is a long list of impairments that are typically related to diabetes and may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. There are multiple cardiac diseases and neurovascular diseases that can stem from controlled or uncontrolled diabetes. Conditions such as blindness or seizures can also be caused by diabetes. Each condition has its own set of requirements for qualifying for Social Security disability benefits.
Determining what exactly you need to qualify for Social Security disability benefits for a diabetes-related condition can be difficult. A skilled Alabama Social Security lawyer can help you with the process, starting with a free consultation.
How Long Does It Take To Get Social Security Disability Benefits for Diabetes?
If your diabetes has caused one or more conditions that have made it impossible for you to work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. The length of time it takes from initial application to being awarded monthly benefits depends on a few factors. Most importantly, did you submit all the required documents on time? More often than not an individual who isn’t familiar with the benefits system tends to forget a necessary form or document, resulting in a denial of benefits. You will also need to make sure your medical records are submitted correctly. Working with a Social Security attorney who knows this world well can be the deciding difference between getting approved and getting denied your needed SSD benefits.
Can a Social Security Lawyer Help Me Get Approved for Disability Benefits?
Millions of people live with diabetes. While many of those people are able to control their symptoms well enough to work and lead normal lives, many others have suffered complications or been diagnosed with additional diseases from their diabetes. If a complication from diabetes has limited your ability to work, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits.
At Walton Law, we work hand in hand with anyone who can no longer work due to a disability. Our Social Security attorneys can analyze your case and work with you to make sure your application for benefits has the best chance of being approved. To learn more about how we can help, call us at 251-319-5354.