Accommodating Diabetes in the Workplace

Tuesday, September 18, 2007


Diabetes is one of the most commonly identified medical conditions in the workplace. The courts cases are split in regards to coverage of diabetes under the ADA. Join this session to learn more about the prevalence of diabetes in the general population and how individuals are working with employers to identify accommodations that will enable qualified individuals to retain their jobs. Various types of accommodations will be discussed across a variety of work settings. Learn about best practices for accommodation that can be implemented in the workplace to support both the employee and the employer.


Pamela Allweiss Endocrinologist, CDC

Shereen Arent Managing Director of Legal Advocacy, American Diabetes Association