Disability Benefits for Severe Diabetes

If you do not meet this particular blue book listing but nevertheless suffer from severe health complications related to diabetes, you may qualify for benefits under a listing associated with your affected body system. Related Blue Book listings may include:

  • 1.05—Amputation
  • 2.00—Special Senses and Speech (vision and hearing impairments)
  • 3.09—Cor pulmonale secondary to chronic pulmonary vascular hypertension
  • 4.02—Chronic Heart Failure
  • 4.12—Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • 6.02—Impairment of Renal Function
  • 11.04—Central Nervous System Vascular Accident (stroke)
  • 11.14—Peripheral neuropathies
  • 12.04—Depression

To determine which listing applies, visit the SSA’s website to look through all blue book sections, here:

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