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Re: [IP] childrens Hospital (Cinti. Ohio)



It is DEFINITELY against the law to fire someone because
they have DM.  It is covered by the ADA (Americans With
Disabilities Act), I believe.



--- denise poole <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Does anyone on the list go to Children's Hospital in
> Cincinnnati for Diabetes
> care? The reason I ask is that I met a woman whose 23 yr
> old daughter goes
> there for treatment and she was told,she has DM too bad
> to use the pump! I was
> amazed by this since my son was treated there when he was
> Dxd in 1991 and I
> thought they were an excellent hospital and more up to
> date. I of course told
> her they were obviously wrong and proceeded to explain as
> much about how the
> pump works and what a drastic improvement in my health
> there has been since
> starting pump therapy 2 yrs ago. I think she will pass
> this information on to
> her daughter and hopefully I will be able to encourage
> her to look into
> pumping seriously.Also this young woman was fired from
> her job after 3 yrs
> employment because of her DM. Is this legal? Well I hope
> someone can help me
> out here with these issues.Thank you.
> Denise
> Dxd 1971
> Pmpg 5/97 
> 
>
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