Can I Get Life Insurance With Diabetes?

Can I get Life Insurance with Diabetes?
 

 
Yes you can!
 
 
Premiums on life insurance for people with diabetes are likely to be higher than for those without the condition, some insurers may even decline your application.
 

 
If you have diabetes and have applied for life insurance in the past then you will know how difficult it can be. This is where our team of Insurance experts can assist – we’ll help you to find the best cover for you at the right price. Luckily for you will know the insurers that are more lenient to those with diabetes.
 

 
We aim to save you money on the premiums that you pay for life insurance by searching the market to find you the best insurance provider.
 

 
Our expert advisors have experience with getting cover for clients with diabetes so we understand what you need and we are here to make sure that you get it.
 

 
How does diabetes affect your life insurance?
 

 
It is possible to get life insurance if you have been diagnosed with diabetes, but your premiums will depend on the severity of your condition and your HbA1c readings.
 

 
Most people with diabetes who are applying for life insurance will find that their premiums will be loaded by the life insurance provider.
 

 
This is why life insurance underwriters will assess your diabetes based on a number of key factors and measurements, such as:

     

  • Age of diagnosis
  • Most recent HbA1c reading
  • Details of all blood sugar tests, kidney function tests, urinalysis & cholesterol
  • Type of diabetes
  • Medication (e.g. diet, metformin or insulin)
  • BMI
  • Existing diabetes complications
  • Records of treatment

 

 

You may find that certain insurance providers previously declined you for life insurance because of your diabetes. This does not mean that every insurance provider would decline you, so it is important to speak to one of our experts to ensure you apply to the best insurance provider for you.
 

 

It is very important for anyone with diabetes to apply to insurance providers with strong underwriting for your condition. Our team of experts know exactly which insurance provider will be the best for you and it is our job to make sure that you get the best cover in place at the right price.
 

 
Critical illness cover for diabetes
 

 
Over the last several years there has been a move towards more flexible underwriting for critical illness cover with diabetes.
 

 
Unfortunatly it is still extremely difficult to get Serious Illness cover for those with Diabetes. We are constantly working with life insurance providers to help improve underwriting for critical illness cover for people with diabetes.
 

 
As a diabetes life insurance specialist we are constantly working with insurance providers to develop new products and help them to improve underwriting for you.
 

 
 
 
 
What is the application process for life insurance with diabetes?

     

  • Get a quote online (www.onelifeinsure.ie/life-insurance/) or get in contact with us 01-5390410 or tom@onelifeinsure.ie
  • We will advise you on the most appropriate plan and the cheapest quotes.
  • No forms to fill in- Quick and Easy Application Process. Completing your application couldn’t be easier, there are no forms for you to fill out. You can complete your application over the phone in about 5 minutes and sign it securely online in minutes.
  • During this call we will complete a diabetes questionnaire. The more information we give the insurer at the application stage the better.
  • The life insurance company will probably request a report from your doctor.
  • We will bring the policy back to you with the underwriting decision and from there we will add the finishing touches to your cover

 

 
Finally

 

 
As I mentioned already, it is difficult to get cover if you have diabetes, but my advice is to contact us, let us do the hard work for you and I will be confident that I can get you a decent amount of cover to suit your budget.
 

 

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