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Am I eligible for PIP?

Hotdog1302
Hotdog1302 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited April 2019 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi I have type one diabetes and neuropathy high blood pressure retinopathy vertigo could I get pip thanx

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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,946 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Hotdog1302 welcome to the community! PIP is not based on a diagnosis, instead it Is based on how your condition affects your ability to carry out daily activities and if it affects your mobility.

    Have you tried our PIP self-test? Let us know if you have any further questions :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,572

    Scope community team

    Welcome to the community @Hotdog1302! :smiley: As Ami said, PIP is not awarded based on a diagnosis, but on how it affects your daily life. When applying for PIP it's important to be mindful of the descriptors.
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  • twonker
    twonker Posts: 617 Connected
    edited April 2019
    Hi I have type one diabetes and neuropathy high blood pressure retinopathy vertigo could I get pip thanx
    I too have type 1 insulin dependent diabetes and I had trouble trying to find any descriptor that fitted - there isn't one as I self inject and maintain my blood sugar levels at a reasonable level.
    High blood pressure should be under control with medication.

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