Right knee arthritis [DISMISSED]; diabetes mellitus, type II; sleep apnea, including as secondary to diabetes mellitus [DENIED]; tinnitus [GRANTED]; bilateral hearing loss & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124058


Citation Nr: 18124058 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-10 806 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to a claim for entitlement to service connection for right knee arthritis is dismissed. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus, type II, as due to exposure to herbicides, is denied. Entitlement to service…

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Sleep disorder, to include sleep apnea; cold injury left/right hand [DENIED]; low back disability; tinnitus; stroke, brain aneurysm or hemorrhage; craniotomy; headaches; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131194


Citation Nr: 18131194 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-30 739 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a sleep disorder, to include sleep apnea is denied. Entitlement to service connection for cold injury residuals of the left hand is denied. Entitlement to service connection for cold injury residuals of…

Entitlement to service connection for obstructive sleep apnea, to include as secondary to service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131200


Citation Nr: 18131200 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 17-45 803 DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for obstructive sleep apnea, to include as secondary to service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from May 1982 to March 1992. Although this appeal was…

Chronic pain and/or tendonitis; bilateral foot disability; hypertension; erectile dysfunction; diabetes mellitus; (PTSD); low back disability; hypercholesterolemia; sleep apnea; dysthymia [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131215


Citation Nr: 18131215 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-18 892 DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a disability claimed as chronic pain and/or tendonitis. is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral foot disability is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension is remanded. Entitlement to service…

Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea, to include as secondary to the service-connected major depressive disorder (MDD) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131241


Citation Nr: 18131241 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 16-01 035 DATE: August 31, 2018 ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea, to include as secondary to the service-connected major depressive disorder (previously rated as specified depressive disorder and mood disorder). ORDER Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea, to include as…

Gout; left wrist disorder; right wrist disorder; back disorder; sleep apnea; headaches; acquired psychiatric disorder; right knee status post tear chondromalacia; hypertension [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131240


Citation Nr: 18131240 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-11 373 DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for gout is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for a left wrist disorder is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for a right wrist disorder is remanded. Entitlement to a service connection for a…

Left/right knee disorder [GRANTED]; posttraumatic, left/right hand & fingers osteoarthritis (OA); (MDD); [DENIED] hypertension & hypertensive heart disease [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131246


Citation Nr: 18131246 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-30 548 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Whether new and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim for a left knee disorder, to include as secondary to service-connected right knee disorder, and if so, whether service connection is warranted is granted. Entitlement…

Asthma disorder, to include as due to chemical or asbestos exposure and PTSD; obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), to include as secondary to an asthma disorder [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131255


Citation Nr: 18131255 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-24 570 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER New and material having been received, a claim for entitlement to service connection for an asthma disorder, to include as due to chemical or asbestos exposure and secondary to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is reopened. REMANDED Entitlement…

An effective date earlier than July 26, 2010, for the award of service connection for left ankle sprain is [DENIED], Service connection for sleep apnea is [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131294


Citation Nr: 18131294 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-40 041 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER An effective date earlier than July 26, 2010, for the award of service connection for left ankle sprain is denied. REMANDED Service connection for sleep apnea is remanded. FINDINGS OF FACT The Veteran filed an original claim…

Diabetes mellitus [GRANTED]; bilateral flat feet [GRANTED]; PTSD [REMANDED]; tension headaches; (SMC); right knee torn medial meniscus; left tibia/fibula fracture & OTHERS [DENIED]; Citation Nr: 1829771


Citation Nr: 1829771 Decision Date: 08/01/18 Archive Date: 08/17/18 DOCKET NO. 13-04 481 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Regional Office Center in Wichita, Kansas THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus. 2. Entitlement to service connection for liver disease. 3. Entitlement to service…