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Re: [IP] How do you tell your boss about your diabetes?

Inform the boss, courteously and assertively, that she requires some
accommodations that will not inhibit her job performance. No one should
have to work four hours without a break, anyhow.

On Thursday, November 29, 2012, Denise Danielson wrote:

> My 17 year old daughter got a new job at a very busy retail store that
> requires her to be on her feet non-stop.  She is supposed to work 4-hour
> shifts at a time.  During that time, there are no breaks.  She is worried
> that
> she will feel low and be unable to stop working with customers to attend to
> her diabetes needs.  Also, her boss doesn't know yet about her T1D.   What
> are
> your suggestions as to how she should handle the following: a) Dealing with
> lows in a busy retail job;  and  b) How do you explain diabetes to your
> boss?
> Thank you for your help.
>  Denise D.
>    "Be kinder than necessary
> because everyone you meet
> is fighting some  kind of battle."
> .
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