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A pro football player was recently let go due to his type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Have you ever lost a job because of your diabetes?

No, but no one/few people at my job even know I have diabetes.
 
No, but it is a fear of mine.
 
People at my job know I have diabetes and it has not been an issue.
 
My diabetes has raised some issues for me, but I am still on the job.
 
Yes! And I took satisfactory action after it happened.
 
Yes. I fought it but still didn't win.
 
Yes, but I didn't know what to do about it so I moved on.
 
Yes, but I didn't care about that job anyway.
 

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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...