When you’re shopping for life insurance coverage, the insurance company is going to look at dozens of different factors to determine how much they are going to charge you for coverage. One of the biggest factors is your overall health. If you have any pre-existing conditions, like diabetes, then you could encounter several problems when you’re trying to get affordable life insurance.
Diabetes is a rapidly growing health issue in the United States. According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 26 million children and adults have diabetes and 79 million Americans have pre-diabetes. This disease is characterized by the body’s inability to produce insulin or not being able to use insulin effectively.
The result of having diabetes is high blood sugars, which has to be actively monitored and controlled by anyone who is a diabetic. Continue Reading