Islets of Hope diabetes civil rights laws
This article and the original publication PA-03-2006 were written by Lahle Wolfe; revised 12/2006
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Diabetes and civil rights law: An overview of your legal right to equal access to programs, benefits, opportunity, accommodations, education, and employment. Covers legal rights to equal access to benefits, accommodations and opportunity, and the right to administer diabetes related self-care in public places and at work. Great for anyone who wants to know what the law says about diabetes accomodations, care, and descrimination at work, in schools, and in public places. Includes comprehensive information and examples. Covers the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act, and Individuals with Disabilities Education Assistance. Also, tells where and how to file discrimination complaints. IOH Publication PA-04-2006; 32 pages. Revised 12/06.
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Frequently asked questions about diabetes care in public
8. It is well documented that injection needle users who share unclean needles are at great risk of being infected with HIV. Doesn’t this mean that used needles from diabetes care pose the same level of risk to me?
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