Monthly Archives: August 2020

Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance with IBD

In a previous column, I explained how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects invisible disabilities, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and IBD-related disorders and conditions. Under the ADA, employees with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis can request workplace accommodations. Even minor adjustments, such as flexible working hours or the …

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Guide to Disability and Type 2 Diabetes Benefits

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that affects the way your body metabolizes glucose. Type 2 diabetes can deeply affect many systems in your body. This can lead to serious complications which can affect your ability to work. For example, common long-term complications include: nerve damage (also called diabetic …

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