In many ways, managing your diabetes is a full-time job. But it doesn’t come with a paycheck. Job hunting, whether it’s for a permanent career or a side gig, takes a lot of time and effort. It requires you to put yourself out there and makes you vulnerable to other’s opinions, including discrimination. This can be difficult for anyone, but especially for those living with a health condition like diabetes.
But no matter where you are in your job hunt — whether it’s just on your mind or you’re deep in the interview process — it’s important to remember that millions of successful people have landed amazing jobs despite having diabetes. Here’s just a sampling of what some of these individuals have done to get where they are today.