70% for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); 30% for coronary artery disease; 10% prior to August 22, 2013, and in excess of 20% from August 22, 2013, for diabetes mellitus, type II [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160476


Citation Nr: 18160476 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 13-26 644 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A disability rating in excess of 70 percent for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. A disability rating in excess of 30 percent for coronary artery disease is denied. A disability rating in excess of 10 percent…

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A separate compensable disability rating for bilateral cataracts associated with diabetes mellitus, type II [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160503


Citation Nr: 18160503 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 11-19 772 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A separate compensable disability rating for bilateral cataracts associated with diabetes mellitus, type II, is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s diabetes mellitus is not manifested by cataracts that have resulted in compensable visual impairment. CONCLUSION OF…

Nonservice-connected (NSC) pension; diabetes mellitus, type II; heart condition, to include as a result of exposure to herbicide agents [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160525


Citation Nr: 18160525 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-20 139 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER An effective date prior to March 25, 2013 for the award of nonservice-connected (NSC) pension is denied. Service connection for diabetes mellitus, type II, to include as a result of exposure to herbicide agents, is denied. Service…

Bilateral shoulder arthritis; prostate cancer; basal cell cancer with melanoma; diabetes mellitus, type II [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160616


Citation Nr: 18160616 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 18-28 165 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for bilateral shoulder arthritis is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for prostate cancer is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for basal cell cancer with melanoma is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes…

Hypertension, claimed as high blood pressure [DENIED]; depression; sleep apnea [GRANTED]; hyperlipidemia; anterior cruciate ligament repair; degenerative changes [DENIED] & OTHERS REMANDED Citation Nr: 18154155


Citation Nr: 18154155 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-54 224 DATE: November 29, 2018 ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been submitted to reopen the claim for service connection for hypertension, claimed as high blood pressure. 2. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension, claimed as high blood pressure. 3. Entitlement…

Service connection for soft tissue sarcoma [DISMISSED]; lumbar disc herniation [GRANTED]; hypertension; diabetes mellitus, type II; liver condition; bilateral hearing loss [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154157


Citation Nr: 18154157 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 15-03 902A DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER The appeal for entitlement to service connection for soft tissue sarcoma is dismissed. Entitlement to service connection for lumbar disc herniation is granted. REMANDED The issue of entitlement to service connection for hypertension, to include as secondary…

Hypertension; diabetes mellitus, type II; congestive heart failure; right eye disability, to include a stroke; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18123953


Citation Nr: 18123953 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-02 104A DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been received, the petition to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection for hypertension is granted. New and material evidence having been received, the petition to reopen a claim of entitlement…

PTSD [GRANTED]; Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C, Agent Orange exposure; erectile dysfunction (ED), to include as secondary to diabetes mellitus, type 2 [REMANDED]; (TDIU) [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18132242


Citation Nr: 18132242 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 09-33 892 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER An initial 100 percent schedular rating for service-connected PTSD is granted for the entire appeal period, subject to the laws and regulations governing monetary awards. Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to…

Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus; peripheral neuropathy of the lower and upper extremities, as secondary to diabetes mellitus; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132243


Citation Nr: 18132243 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 16-04 869 DATE: September 6, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus. Entitlement to service connection for peripheral neuropathy of the lower and upper extremities, as secondary to diabetes mellitus. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from November 1965…

Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus, type II, to include as due to herbicide exposure [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18123956


Citation Nr: 18123956 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-27 402 DATE: August 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus, type II, to include as due to herbicide exposure, is denied. FINDING OF FACT The evidence of record does not show that the Veteran stepped foot within the landmass of…