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Can You Obtain Disability From Peripheral Neuropathy

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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves
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Time for Disability?

I am a 46 year old banker who has been HIV positive for twelve years. I have been on various medications for HIV over the years and have developed type II diabetes. Due to the diabetes and meds, I have fairly sever peripheral neuropathy in my feet....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...difficult question to answer. If your doctor feels you are disabled and would qualify for LTD and after 5 months Social Security disability, you should consider going out on a medical leave of absence. However, I think your doctor would be the... Read more »

fatigue disability

Dear Dr.I have been positive 22 years. I have been on several drug regimens during that time. I went off meds 7 years ago due to side effects (pancreatitis, weekly kidney stones, peripheral neuropathy) along with wasting all at the same time. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...complications related to your chronic viral infection and potent antiretroviral therapy, including pancreatitis, kidney stones, peripheral neuropathy, wasting, fatigue, post-herpetic neuralgia, depression and anxiety. You are medically disabled!... Read more »

income disability insurance , disability insurance

Can I find a compagny that will cover me for disability insurance , guaranteed issued sort of policy I guess.. I heard of one compagny through a friend; IUPIW CANADIAN FUND, he was accepted for 1,500$US /month.. I was told they don't issue the...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...Other than coverage under a group disability plan with an employer, I am unaware of any insurance companies that offer guaranteed issue policies on an individual basis. Read more »

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 Read more »
Articles
U.S. Department of Justice

The Americans With Disabilities Act and the Rights of Persons With HIV/AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing

... Q: What is the ADA? A: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives Federal civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

AIDS Treatment News January 7, 2000

...Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Neuropathy: Practical Book on Mainstream, Alternative Options Peripheral neuropathy causes numbness, pain, or weakness, especially in the feet or hands. Numb Toes and Aching Soles ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learning Disabled May Engage in Unsafe Sex: Survey

... Education alone may not be sufficient to prevent unsafe sex among people with learning disabilities, a new study suggests. Dr. Evan Yacoub of London's Springfield Hospital and colleagues surveyed 17 adult men with mild learning Read more »
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Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...might need. If a barrier cannot be avoided, let the person know ahead of time. Be respectful of the rights of people with disabilities to use accessible parking spaces. When speaking or writing about disability... Refer to a person's... 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 »

Disability Retirements

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Good news, I believe my disability retirements are all done. I say "retirements" because I had to get approval from Social Security (August 3), my employer (October Read more »