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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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by Nicole Purcell
Ten years ago, I sat in my Primary Care Physician's office. I had just been weighed and measured. A nurse had just taken my vitals and my blood pressure had come in a bit higher than usual, which was no wonder because I sat there a nervous wreck. In the year since my last physical, I'd gained another fourteen pounds. I was the heaviest I'd ever been, the scale clocking me in at 228 at 5'3" tall. I honestly couldn't believe it. I knew that I hadn't gotten my eating habits under control in...