Managing Your Chronic Disease and Your Job
Chronic disease is more prevalent in American than you may think. The CDC defines it as those that limit daily activities or require ongoing medical attention, and last at least a year. If you or a loved one find yourself in this camp, understand that your chronic disease may affect your work and that you have rights when it comes to being an employee.
Determining how you can address your health and recognize the symptoms that may get in the way to your productivity is important for your overall well-being. Disclosing your condition to your employers, while not required, may be beneficial for you or a loved one. The accompanying resource details more about this.