Entitlement to nonservice-connected pension benefits [DENIED]; respiratory disability; congestive heart failure; implantable cardioverter defibrillator & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160464


Citation Nr: 18160464 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-20 083 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to nonservice-connected pension benefits is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a respiratory disability, claimed as chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and an acute respiratory disability, is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for…

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…

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…

60 percent for left upper extremity weakness [DENIED]; 40 percent for left lower extremity weakness, residuals of stroke associated with diabetes [GRANTED]; TDIU [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160509


Citation Nr: 18160509 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 10-36 789 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 60 percent for left upper extremity weakness, residuals of stroke associated with diabetes (diabetes) mellitus, type II, is denied. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess 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…

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…

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…

Entitlement to service connection for prostate cancer; diabetes mellitus, Type II; bladder cancer [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18123960


Citation Nr: 18123960 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-32 824 DATE: August 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for prostate cancer is granted. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus, Type II is granted. Entitlement to service connection for bladder cancer is granted. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. Between December 1966 and…