Judge Voisin has put together some information that may be helpful to understanding the process of pursuing Social Security Disability.
A Primer in Social Security Law (June 2012) PDF
Hypoparathyroidism and Social Security Disability (SSD) from a SSD Judge's Perspecitive (Rev 2016) PDF
Best Practices Memorandum (PDF)
Pre-Hearing Briefs Memorandum (PDF)
Some additional links that may be of interest:
New Law for Evaluating Endocrine Disorders; It went into effect 6/2/2014. It may be helpful to the patients with hypoparathyroidism. It seems to provide more information on Hyoparathyroidism and other endocrine disorders for social security disability purposes.
Summary of Social Security Ruling, SSR 14-3p; Titles II and XVI: Evaluating Endocrine Disorders Other Than Diabetes Mellitus (from insurancenewnet.com)
Disability Evalutaion Under Social Security: Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Endocrine Disorders (University of Massachusetts Medical School; permission to link granted 26 June 2014)
**NEW** A Primer on Social Security Disability Law (published Fall 2016 Loyola Law Review - Vol 62, No 3)