Irlanda Ortiz V. Sec'y HHS


Conflicts in evidence are for the Commissioner to resolve. Inference could be drawn that claimant would have secured more treatment if her pain had been as intense as alleged. Court will review ALJ decisions to determine if they are supported by substantial evidence. Court must uphold the Secretary's findings if a reasonable mind, reviewing the evidence in the record as a whole, could accept it as adequate to support his conclusion. Gaps in the medical record that show a lack of treatment are "evidence" for purposes of the disability determination.