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Peripheral Neuropathy

Magnets : A recent study found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other Resources More information on PN is available from The NeuropathyAssociation at www.neuropathy.org and in the book Numb Toes and Aching Soles: Coping With PeripheralNeuropathy , by John A. Senneff. The Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the...
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Disability Denial of Claim

Hi, I am HIV+, have peripheral neuropathy and diabetes II. Because I recently underwent surgery for CTS, my insurance co. now wants to deny me benefits. I wil be 66 next Jan. and have been on disability since Feb. 2000. The possibility of my...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Disability benefits under a disability plan are only paid until age 65 or if you became disabled after age 59, the plan will pay for only a stated number of years (check your plan for the number of years). The reason for this is that at age 65, you... Read more »

Private Disability, DC Govt and Social Security Payments

hi there-I was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 and have not had any serious OIs (although i do have neuropathy,lypodystrophy, balance and some cognitive dysfunction). I have become resistant to almost all drugs and my T-cells are now 8 and i have a viral...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Even if you are receiving disability benefits through an employer-sponsored group plan or your own indvidiiual disability policy, you are still eligible to apply for Social Security disability benefits. If you are insured under Social Security and... Read more »

SHORT TERM DISABILITY

I'M SEVERELY DEPRESSED AND EXPERIENCING A GREAT DEAL OF NEUROPATHY IN MY HANDS AND FEET - I WORK AND STAND AND LIFT HEAVY BOXES UP TO 80LBS A DAY - CONSIDERING MY POSITIVE HIV STATUS - WILL MY COMPANY BASED SHORT TERM DISABILITY BE CONSIDERED A...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
You ask what your company's short term disability benefits provide. Unfortunately, short term disability (STD) plans can vary widely in what they cover, how much and for how long. Generally, they provide benefits for anywhere from 8 weeks to 52... Read more »

disability

I have been diagnosed with aids 11 years ago and have applied for SSDI-it has been now 9 months and the been waiting for an answer from disability. I do not feel that my dr's charting is inclusive of my symptoms-chronic...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
The Social Security Administration can take months or longer to make a determination regarding eligibility for Social Security disability benefits. Your attorney should be able to assist you with determining how much longer it will take.... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
I was just reading Scot on 'Fatigue' and know that I am lucky/unlucky to be living in Australia.

Lucky because HIV means a full disability pension - permanent, not much but enough to exist on. Lucky because I too suffer from fatigue but, because of... Read more »

disability

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
Does anyone know what the max you can make if you collect SS disability? Is there a length of time that you can work. Read more »

disability

Posted by franfrog, 3 Replies
Ok does anyone know if you are on permanant disability if you are able to work at all? Read more »