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Whether your diagnosis has started you thinking about starting your own business, or it's a thought that's been in the works for some time, don't let your health condition keep you from considering this option. The key is whether you're physically and mentally up to it and whether you are a good candidate for starting a business.

If you are thinking about starting your own business, consider the following subjects, each of which are covered in other sections of this article:

If you are disabled, there are services available to help you start a business.

If you think as if your financial life is on the line, you will have incentive to keep your focus on the business and to constantly reevaluate the situation looking for ways to do things better.

NOTE: There are government training programs to help learn new skills and programs to educate people about how to start a business. To find out about the programs in your area, contact your local employment agency or visit the Labor Department's Web site:  offsite link Click on "Training" for a list of state-run programs.  When you find a program: check eligibility to see if you qualify.  

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