Diabetes discrimination is real, and the American Diabetes Association wants you to know that you have resources to support you if you suspect that you or a family member is experiencing discrimination due to diabetes.
The ADA has created a sitelet on it’s main ADA site that covers every aspect of discrimination, from knowing what legally constitutes discrimination, to understanding your legal rights, it’s a good resource for those who want to know the when and hows of taking action to end discrimination.
School Discrimination: your school has an obligation to meet the healthcare needs of its students
Employment Discrimination: know your workplace rights
Correctional Institutions: information and support for detainees with diabetes
Legal Advocacy Program of the American Diabetes Association
There’s even information on driving with diabetes including special rules that apply to commercial drivers with diabetes.