Resources for Employers

There are many resources to assist employers in creating a diabetes-friendly workplace. Below are some helpful resources. 

Common reasonable accommodations
Most individuals with diabetes will require just a few, simple modifications to the workplace in order to perform the essential functions of their job successfully. Offering these modifications will enable employees to be more productive and efficient while they are working.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) 
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provides materials and assistance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act to employers and employees. The following documents provide detailed information on accommodations and medical inquiries:

The Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations
The Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability provides tips for human resource professionals, which include articles, checklists, a glossary, and links to useful disability resources to help Human Resource (HR) professionals in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.