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Are you concerned about losing your job if you reveal you have diabetes?
Yes. I keep it to myself.
 
Yes, but I've told people that I trust.
 
No, but I still keep it to myself.
 
No. My boss/co-workers are aware.
 
I'm not sure.
 
I've already lost a job due to my diabetes.
 

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