When you apply for life insurance coverage, the insurance agents are going to look at a variety of different factors to determine how much of a risk you are to insure. The more risk that you are, the more they are going to charge you for insurance coverage. If you’re too great of a risk, then the company could decline your application.
Life insurance underwriters are employed to assess the risk that you pose to a company. “Risk” means the likelihood that your policy will have to pay out, and since diabetics have a much higher chance of developing long-term health complications, like heart disease, neuropathy, and kidney failure, insurance underwriters automatically label your application as risky. Continue Reading