Accommodating diabetes in the workplace


Note, too, that you can’t withdraw a job offer because of an applicant’s diabetes if the person can perform the job’s essential duties, with or without reasonable accommodation, and without posing a direct threat to safety.Medical Confidentiality Medical information about an employee must be kept confidential.Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal.Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy.

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Type 1 diabetes was previously called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or juvenile-onset diabetes.


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