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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
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...