Posts Tagged ‘work’

Diabetes at Work

 Guest Post from David Mapletoft, Diabetes Educator An estimated 280 Australians develop diabetes every day. 1.7 million Australians have diabetes but up to half of the cases of type 2 diabetes remain undiagnosed. The total financial cost of type 2 diabetes is estimated at $10.3 billion. The workplace can add to the challenges of managing…

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Diabetes & Discrimination: Workplace

Guest Post by David Mapletoft, Diabetes Educator Diabetes impacts all aspects of your life. Research has found a that diabetes impacts on the daily lives of individuals with diabetes and their family members. From the DAWN (Diabetes Attitudes Wishes and Needs) these impacts were in the following areas: Decrease in physical strength – 62% Worried about…

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