Chronic Illness at Work Directory
When you have a chronic health condition, work can be difficult. Explaining the condition to your boss can also be a challenge. With conditions like arthritis, diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder, and more, you may find you have trouble working for a whole day or accomplishing tasks on time. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to handle chronic illness when you're at work.
Diabetes Sick Days
If you have diabetes and are sick with a cold, flu, or stomach bug, find out the steps to take to get well quickly and prevent complications.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and the Workplace
Learn ways to cope with irritable bowel syndrome while on the job.
ADHD in the Workplace
Keeping a job in today's competitive environment can be particularly difficult for people for ADHD. WebMD explains some of the workplace challenges and offers job tips for adults with ADHD.
Fibromyalgia: Work and Disability
WebMD looks at the ways employers can accommodate workers with fibromyalgia - and how to apply for disability benefits if symptoms make it too difficult to work.
How to Handle a Chronic Illness at Work
Whether it's epilepsy or peanut allergies here are some tips on who to tell, what your employer needs to know, and what people should do in case of an emergency.
Disability Insurance and Women
Disability insurance is designed to provide benefits when a policyholder can't perform his or her primary job.
10 Tips to Improve Your Health at Work
Avoid those snacks, take a walk during lunch, and clean that keyboard, and you're on your way to a healthier workday.
Tips to Help You Manage Your Diabetes at Work
WebMD offers tips to help you better manage your diabetes at work, including how to schedule your day around your insulin shots and how to explain your needs to your boss and co-workers.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Top Concentration Killers
The truth about multitasking, email overload, nagging thoughts, hunger, and other brain drains of modern life. Pictures show what destroys focus and quick solutions.
Slideshow: ADHD in Adults
Most people think of children when they hear the term attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But 30%-70% of kids with ADHD continue having symptoms when they grow up. Learn more about ADHD in adults.