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I have type II diabetes. Are there extra benefits from

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I have type II diabetes. Are there extra benefits from Social Security for this
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: South Carolina
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: No
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Customer: No
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 6 months ago.
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.
Unfortunately, no, there are no additional benefits under SS for having type II diabetes. If the diabetes is so severe it prevents you from working you can get disability benefits for not being able to work, like any other disability.
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