From Triangle, Virginia, USA:
Is diabetes a disease that is considered a disability? If it is, where would a diabetic look to research and become aware of the protection afforded one with a disability as such?
Please have a look at the following page on the ADA web site: Reducing school and workplace discrimination, which begins: "The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against a person because of his/her medical condition. Diabetes is considered a disability under ADA and people with diabetes are protected by the law...."
Original posting 23 Oct 1999
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Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:05
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