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Re: [IP] job interviews



I don't say anything about diabetes until I have a job offer.  At that
point I tell them I need to consider insurance coverage in my decision
and why insurance is important.

Joanne

Suzanna Crossman wrote:
> 
> I have a question, which may not be appropriate for this forum.  If
> it's not let me know nicely & I'll withdraw it.
> 
> I'm currently starting to job hunt again. (3rd time in last 1.5 years!)
> The question I always struggle with is when to mention the diabetes
> during the interview process.  I usually tell them if they ask if there
> are any issues which may affect my job performance, but almost feel
> that is a mark against me.  After all, despite the occasional (usually)
> lows, it doesn't affect me anymore than a normal person with a serious
> head cold on OTC medicines!  But I'm also afraid that if I don't
> mention it they can fire me for not being totally honest.
> 
> Anyone with any experiences and/or suggestions.  I don't want to start
> a thread of harsh debate, just wondering how others are dealing with
> this issue.
> 
> Suzanna- diabetes for 15 years, pumping 2.5 years
> 
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