Injecting Insulin Through Clothing… Is It Safe (Gasp!) Or Not?

Anyone who need to inject at work will be frustrated by needing to find somewhere private to expose skin and inject.  At best its irritating at worst it feels like banishment for ritual self-flagulation! This article summarises studies into whether it is safe or not to inject through clothing.  If you are in safety gear,… Read More Injecting Insulin Through Clothing… Is It Safe (Gasp!) Or Not?

Diabetic Succesfully Sue’s Employer For Unfair Treatment Following Eye Problems

The Society for Human Resources Management in the US has reported a very interesting story, concerning an employee who took time of work without telling their employer it was related to diabetes.  They were subsequently fired and then they sued under US legislation. The full story is here….. There are several similar laws in the… Read More Diabetic Succesfully Sue’s Employer For Unfair Treatment Following Eye Problems

Employers, Agents of Change in the Fight With Diabetes

A company culture is a strong and influential tool that can move the needle within its workforce on a range of issues. Companies can go green and raise employee awareness about environmental sustainability, or implement policies that show strong support for working parents. A company culture that focuses on health and wellness can have a significant impact on many… Read More Employers, Agents of Change in the Fight With Diabetes

Sitting or standing too much at work? New video addresses ways to lower associated health risks

Toronto — Sitting or standing for prolonged periods may adversely affect workers’ health, according to separate studies from the Institute for Work and Health. So, what should workers do? In a video titled Sitting or standing? Which is best? – posted Nov. 16 – two IWH researchers behind the studies answer that question to help clarify their… Read More Sitting or standing too much at work? New video addresses ways to lower associated health risks