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Discrimination

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Djtheboss, Jan 24, 2020.

  1. Djtheboss

    Djtheboss · Member

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    Hi,

    I am wondering if anybody has any information in relation to a train host role/guard in the uk & diabetes?

    I am currently being held back from this role in Ireland due to simply being a diabetic.

    Can anybody tell me or find out if the same blanket ban applies in the uk with uk train companies.
     
  2. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    We had a similar question a while back and @Brunneria provided an excellent answer. I’ve tagged her while I go searching...
     
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  3. Djtheboss

    Djtheboss · Member

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    Every country is different but if you can do it in the uk ?
     
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    Djtheboss · Member

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    Any update from anyone that is/has experienced this or knows anybody that has ?
     
  5. PeteN11

    PeteN11 Type 1 · Newbie

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    I am not to sure there is anything "simple" about being a type 1 diabetic when it comes to "life critical" occupations.

    My pre Type 1 occupation was as a Yacht Delivery Skipper/Instructor. I cannot now do that without very severe restrictions which I can fully understand and accept.

    I am sorry you find yourself in a similar position.
     
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