Studies show a link between diabetes and mental health issues in veterans. Learn more about the connection and how it could increase your VA payments.
Veterans may be owed compensation if their peripheral neuropathy was caused by their service or is secondary to their service connected diabetes.
The VA rates diabetic retinopathy as a secondary condition to service-connected diabetes. Ratings are based on severity of visual impairment.
Veterans with diabetes often receive a VA rating for the condition and for the secondary conditions it leads to.
Hypertension is common among veterans and can be service connected. Learn how the VA rates high blood pressure on and off medication.
Although the VA does not offer direct disability benefits for obesity, veterans can receive benefits for obesity-related conditions.