"The Social Security Administration's Handbook for Physicians contains a "Listing of Impairments" for each major body system (e.g., cardiovascular system, digestive system). Following are the listings for inflammatory bowel disease, as published in the handbook."
"Applying for Benefits
Many IBD patients have learned an unfortunate paradox of dealing with a chronic disease-it often seems that the sicker we get, the more adversarial the social systems designed to protect us become. If your disease has become severe enough for you to consider filing for disability, the process of qualifying can be overwhelming-often filled with complex regulations, ambiguous interpretations, frequent disappointments, and endless delays. Below are some questions and answers that may help you understand how the application and appeal processes work should you need to apply for disability benefits."
I will find a way or make one. –Phillip Sidney 1554-1586
All that I am and all that I shall ever be, I owe to my Angel Mother.
The Bucket List- Have you found joy in your life? Has your life brought joy to others?
Make sure your suffering has meaning…