When would you inform your employer of a chronic illness?

The illness might not affect your attendance at work, but it would affect the quality of your work. Conversely, it might affect your attendance, but not the quality of your work. Do you try to tough it out as long as possible, and hope no one notices? Do you confess, and see if you can get support? Does your... show more The illness might not affect your attendance at work, but it would affect the quality of your work. Conversely, it might affect your attendance, but not the quality of your work.

Do you try to tough it out as long as possible, and hope no one notices? Do you confess, and see if you can get support? Does your decision on when to inform affect your long term disability benefits in any way?
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