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Approximately 18 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. Diabetes in and of itself does not necessarily qualify any given individual for disability services. However, for some individuals, diabetes can be serious enough or can lead to secondary conditions that enable them to qualify for Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services.


Data Note No. 2 This is a publication of, funded in part by the the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (#90DN0204) and the Emerging Disabilities, Employment Outcomes, and Systems Change Project (#H133A021503) funded by the National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research at the U.S. Department of Education. This Data Note was written by Jonathan Woodring, Susan Foley, and Lauren Miller.



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