Can I Get Disability Benefits for Kidney Disease?
Chronic renal failure (CRF) caused by kidney disease can qualify you for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits in many circumstances. It’s not important what has caused your kidney disease (such as diabetes, infections, drug use, or hypertension), just that you have symptoms of renal (kidney) failure that is chronic (not short-term).
Does Severe Diabetes Qualify for Disability Payments?
It's difficult to qualify for disability benefits for diabetes unless you have other complications.
Diabetes-Related Amputation and SSA Disability
It is now harder to qualify for disability because of a single amputation.
Do I Qualify for Disability for Having My Leg Amputated due to Diabetes?
Believe or not, most amputations don't automatically qualify for disability benefits.
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability
It is harder to get disability benefits for diabetes and other glandular disorders since Social Security eliminated most endocrine (hormone-related) listings in 2011. This book, written by a former SSA chief medical consultant, covers the new regulations and how to get disability benefits despite the changes.