Urge your parliamentary representatives to protect workers with diabetes

"It has been a financially difficult time and if I was forced to leave my job it would be a disaster. I really feel like the furlough scheme should be reopened for those clinically vulnerable people who are not able to socially distance in the workplace."

Victoria*, who has been living with type 2 diabetes and works in a hospital outpatient department, has had a difficult experience at work since the lockdown started. 

Sadly, we know that many others have similar stories to tell. We need to make sure that the governments listen and act now to ensure that every person with diabetes is safe and supported at work. 

Have you experienced difficulties at work at this time? Do you have concerns about returning to your workplace? If you have a story to tell, will you share it with your parliamentary representative? 

Even if you've contacted them before, sending another email with your own personal story could make all the difference in getting your MP to take this issue seriously and act now. 

*Name has been changed to protect identity. 

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