Employees say a personalized diabetes management program, would make them more confident at work, less stressed, more productive and less likely to leave the company.

Diabetes is one of the most expensive diseases affecting U.S. employers, yet many workers try to keep it a secret, according to a Roche Diabetes Care survey of 500 U.S. adults with the disease.

Indeed, 40 percent of the workers polled say they keep their disease hidden from their bosses and co-workers–half are concerned they will be judged differently from their peers and a third worry it may hinder their chances of being promoted.


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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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