What is the law regarding employee medical conditions?

I have Type II Diabetes and require additional time off the phones for bathroom breaks because of diabetes. My employer has requested that I have medical documentation filled out, almost along the lines of being disabled. The HR manager stated there wasn’t enough information on the forms outside of Type II diabetes and that I required additional bathroom breaks outside of my breaks. Can they legally request such detailed information as to how long it takes me to go to the bathroom?

Asked on March 7, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Maryland

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