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Discrimination and Diabetes

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2005 Priorities for Diabetes: The U.S. Congress is Back in Session
Mar 1, 2005 | 
Federal Appeals Court Rules That Eating Is a Major Life Activity
Mar 1, 2004 | 
A September 2003 decision from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Oregon determined that eating is a “major life activity,” for the purpose of establishing a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Did You Set Up a 504 Plan With Your Child's School? 25% of Parents Polled Don't Know What a 504 Is
Nov 1, 2003 | 
If your child has diabetes, have you worked with school staff to set up a 504 plan to accommodate your child’s special needs?
Protect Your Child at School
Jul 1, 2003 | 
In 1999, Crystal Jackson feared for the life of her daughter, Devin, who has type 1 diabetes.
Getting Paid!
Feb 1, 2003 | 
A federal jury in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee returned a verdict in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a man who was fired for having type 1 diabetes.
A Tough Break
Oct 1, 2002 | 
A former Wal-Mart pharmacist with diabetes who closed the store's pharmacy in Chadron, Nebraska, while he ate lunch is not covered under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed in a July 2002 ruling.
Stopping the Diabetes Police
Sep 1, 2002 | 
Many of us with diabetes run numbers in our heads all day. We balance carb counts, insulin units, exercise and increments of time as if we were computers, sometimes making extraordinary calculations to safely incorporate 35 CHO of birthday cake into an afternoon.
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