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Online Exclusive: Chronic Disease in the Office: How to Create a Supportive Workplace

Online Exclusive: Chronic Disease in the Office: How to Create a Supportive Workplace

As a society, it benefits us all to pay attention to the growing numbers of employees with chronic illnesses. The nature of these diseases – such as lupus, anxiety disorder, many types of cancers or early-stage MS – has a broad impact that affects all of us in the workplace.

Around the conference table at one of the world’s most iconic companies sits the CEO, senior executives and high-level partners. The meeting has high stakes, and is long, complex, intense and requires great focus from the participants.

While most of the individuals in the room rest their mobile devices on top of their notebooks or journals, Mark adds an extra item. His blood glucose meter sits inside a black pouch on top of the table. During the 2-hour meeting, Mark will c

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