LIFE INSURANCE FOR DIABETICS
Our mission at Diabetes 365 is to help people with Diabetes, secure the best life insurance policy possible. We understand the importance of life insurance with diabetes, and the need to protect your family from a financial struggle in the event of premature death. At Diabetes 365 you’ll only receive honest life insurance information from our agents. Since e are apart of the Diabetes community, we only operate with the highest level of ethics.
Perhaps you’ve been declined life insurance due to diabetes, and are starting to feel like you don’t qualify for coverage. Well don’t ever feel that way. Simply fill out our online quote request, and let an agent who specializes in life insurance with Diabetes assist you.
Having Diabetes, does make it more difficult to find affordable life insurance for diabetics, but it’s not impossible. Life insurance companies have begun to treat the diabetes community a little more fairly, in terms of underwriting. By doing so, diabetes life insurance rates are at an all time low. Not to mention, there’s never been more choices for people with diabetes, when it comes to diabetic life insurance companies to choose from.
Sadly, when it comes to finding accurate information for diabetes and life insurance, it can be an up hill battle. Lots of websites on the internet tend to provide fake and misleading information to the diabetes community. As a hint, if a website or agent quotes you Standard Plus, Preferred, or even Preferred Plus rates, there’s a really good chance they are providing false information.
Why? Less than 5% of applicants with Diabetes qualify for Standard Plus rates. And less than 1% of applicants who have a history of Diabetes receive Preferred or Preferred Plus offers. IF you see a website advertising these low ball life insurance quotes, run as fast as possible!
According to the American Diabetes Association, over 30 million people in the United States alone have Diabetes. Another 84 million have pre-diabetes. Life insurance companies have changed over time, and now view people with diabetes as a more acceptable ‘risk’. In our humble opinion, we think people with diabetes are extremely healthy. Most people with diabetes are exercising, testing their blood sugar levels, and watching everything they eat.
Since Diabetes365 ONLY works with the diabetes community to help them secure life insurance, we have access to companies that may offer to price up to 20% cheaper than the retail pricing.
How? By showing life insurance companies that your diabetes is under control, and by using technology to allow them to see your physical activity. Wearable devices like Apple Watch, or FitBit are great tools that many people with diabetes use. If wanting to share this information with an insurance company, it may lead to considerable discounts on life insurance.
One of the best ways to get declined for coverage is by working with the wrong agent, or agency. Many agents are not properly trained to work with people who have a form of diabetes. Because of this, thousands of diabetics are declined for coverage each year. An agent who isn’t properly trained may have you apply to a company who would decline you automatically, due to your specific diabetes history. Or they could have you apply to a life insurance carrier, who charges higher premiums to people who have diabetes. This may lead to paying thousand of dollars more for life insurance, over the lifetime of a policy.
Working with an agency such as Diabetes365 may result in thousands of dollars in savings, on your life insurance premiums over time. We only work with the diabetes community, and understand which companies may be the most competitive, given your complete health history. Let us show you how easy obtaining diabetes life insurance can be!!! Don’t fall victim to other agents who lie, and provide fake quotes. Nothing is more frustrating than applying, and having the final price be 100% higher.
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What Exactly is Diabetes
TYPE 1 DIABETES
According to Healthline, Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease. In type 1 diabetes cells in the pancreas that make insulin are destroyed, and the body is unable to make insulin.
Insulin is a hormone that helps your body’s cells use a natural sugar called glucose for energy. Your body obtains glucose from the food you eat. Insulin allows the glucose to pass from your blood into your body’s cells. Your liver and muscle tissues store extra glucose, also called blood sugar. It’s released when you need extra energy, such as between meals, when you exercise, or when you sleep.
In diabetes mellitus type 1 the body is unable to process glucose due to a lack of insulin. This causes elevated blood sugar levels and can cause both short-term and long-term problems.
Finding life insurance with type 1 diabetes will be a challenge. Not all life insurance carriers will offer coverage to people with type 1 diabetes. Life insurance for type 1 diabetics will most likely be more expensive, compared to people with other types of diabetes. Life insurance companies will view you as a higher risk, and most likely your premiums will be higher.
Why? People with type 1 diabetes are diagnosed with diabetes at a younger age, and are at a higher risk of developing diabetes complications. This isn’t always the case as a person’s complete health profile will be reviewed, to determine final rates. If you are diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in your 20’s, 30’s, 40’s or even your 50’s, rates will be more favorable.
Below are some of the main criteria that Underwriters will use, to determine what rates are available:
- Age first diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
- Any diabetes complications?
- Level of control of your Type 1 Diabetes and A1C history
- Do you use Diabetes related technology?
- Do you watch your diet, and exercise regularly?
Since every life insurance company has different underwriting guidelines, carriers will view your diabetes profile differently. One may decline you all together, while another would approve you with minimal increase in premiums. The better your A1C and overall health, the better your life insurance rates will be. Sadly, 99% of the time, life insurance companies will not offer Standard, or better ratings, to the type 1 diabetes community.
The reality is, having type 1 diabetes will lead to higher life insurance premiums. There’s really no way around it. However, you’ll be able to possibly offset some of these extra premiums, by showing companies that you live a healthy lifestyle. Companies will apply ‘healthy’ lifestyle credits to your profile, lowering the cost of life insurance.
Don’t do the ‘guesswork’ yourself. Let us go to work on your behalf, and help secure the best type 1 diabetes life insurance rates possible! Just fill out the quote request, and let our agents go to work for you.
TYPE 2 DIABETES
According to EverydayHealth, Type 2 diabetes, a form of diabetes mellitus, is likely one of the better-known chronic diseases in the world — and that’s no surprise. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest in the United States alone, 30.3 million people, or 9.4 percent of the U.S. population, has diabetes, and the majority of these people have type 2.
Among those people with diabetes, 7.2 million don’t even know they have it, and now, more and more children and adolescents are being diagnosed with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.
Whether you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or have a family history of the disease, this condition can be scary. And with the required diet and lifestyle changes, as well as an increased risk for complications like amputations and heart disease, we don’t blame you for fearing it.
But living with type 2 diabetes doesn’t have to be devastating. In fact, when you know the facts about the disease, like how insulin resistance develops and how to mitigate it, how to spot the signs of diabetes, and what to eat if you receive a diagnosis, you can get the prompt treatment and diet resources you need to thrive.
Good news for the type 2 diabetes community. Life insurance for type 2 diabetics tends to less expensive, compared to type 1 diabetics. People with type 2 diabetes will have more companies to choose from, and will have a plethora of no medical exam policies available to them.
Life insurance companies tend to view people with type 2 diabetes as ‘average’ risks, and most of the time, the applicant will receive an insurance rating similar to a person without diabetes at all. Carriers have evolved their underwriting guidelines, and will now offer Standard, and even Preferred ratings to applicants, if they qualify medically.
Here are some sample rates on life insurance for people with Type 2 Diabetes:
According to the Mayo Clinic, Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy (gestation). Like other types of diabetes, gestational diabetes affects how your cells use sugar (glucose). Gestational diabetes causes high blood sugar that can affect your pregnancy and your baby’s health.
Any pregnancy complication is concerning, but there’s good news. Expectant women can help control gestational diabetes by eating healthy foods, exercising and, if necessary, taking medication. Controlling your blood sugar can prevent a difficult birth and keep you and your baby healthy.
In gestational diabetes, blood sugar usually returns to normal soon after delivery. But if you’ve had gestational diabetes, you’re at risk for type 2 diabetes. You’ll continue working with your health care team to monitor and manage your blood sugar.
If you have a history of gestational diabetes, don’t think that you can’t qualify for life insurance. Life insurance with gestational diabetes is easy to obtain, and oftentimes will have little impact on your rates. Some applicants will have an easy time qualifying for Standard to Preferred life insurance rates. These are the very rates people without Diabetes tend to qualify for.
Diabetes Life Insurance Factors
Life insurance companies will assess how much of a “risk” you are to insure, based on your diabetes conditions and lifestyle. If you are a higher risk, your premiums will be higher. Diabetics are generally considered a high risk, but how much you pay will depend on several factors. Below are the types of information life insurance companies will use, to determine your eligibility for coverage.
How long you’ve been diagnosed – the longer that you’ve been diagnosed, the higher your premiums are likely to be. However, this isn’t true with EVERY carrier, and this is where we come in to help you find the best life insurance company for you. Certain life insurance companies are not necessarily worried about how long you’ve had diabetes, but rather how well your control is of our diabetes..
How well controlled is your diabetes – the better it’s controlled through medications, diet, and exercise, the lower your premiums may be. In most cases, if we can show your A1C and Diabetes history is favorable, your premiums will be better priced compared to someone with an unfavorable A1C. People with diabetes can qualify for healthy lifestyle credits who can show that their A1C is well managed.
How much medication and which medications do you take for your diabetes –medications tend to have negative symptoms in the body, which can make you a higher risk. Various life insurance companies will look at your Diabetes medications differently. Some will ‘rate’ you higher depending on the amount of insulin you are taking. Other companies are not concerned with the amount of insulin you take. In some cases, if you only take oral medication to control your diabetes, you’ll receive ratings comparable to a person who doesn’t have diabetes.
Any diabetes complications – – Neuropathy, Retinopathy, Diabetes amputations etc. If your complications are severe, your rates will be higher for life insurance. You may even be declined all together for life insurance due to severe diabetes complications.
Other general health questions – height, weight, family history, tobacco usage, occupations, foreign travel etc.
This isn’t always the case, as some companies are more concerned about your ENTIRE health history profile.
Since we specialize in working with the Diabetes community, we will recommend the best life insurance company based off your COMPLETE health profile. We know the various underwriting guides to several A rated life insurance companies. So please use our expertise to your advantage.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: CAN YOU GET LIFE INSURANCE WITH DIABETES?
Yes!!! You can absolutely qualify for life insurance with diabetes. Life insurance rates for diabetics are at an all time low. It’s honestly never been easier to qualify for coverage, as a person with diabetes. Best way to determine what your options are is to simply contact us, or fill out a quote request.
Q: IS LIFE INSURANCE MORE EXPENSIVE WITH DIABETES?
Having a chronic illness such as diabetes may cause your premiums to be higher, compared to a person who isn’t diabetic. Many people with type 2 diabetes receive life insurance rates that are Standard or better. Unfortunately, if having type 1 diabetes, you will most likely receive a policy with ‘table’ ratings that are going to make the policy more expensive. Without knowing what a person’s overall health is, it’s impossible to determine what rates, and plans, a diabetic may qualify for.
Q: DO I NEED TO COMPLETE A MEDICAL EXAM?
Depending on your overall health, and diabetes profile, you may be able to qualify for no medical exam life insurance policies. It’s impossible to determine this, until you speak with an agent, or share with us your health profile.
If needing $500,000 or less, a non medical exam policy may be a good fit for you. For some individuals who need more than $500,000, you could take out multiple policies, to reach the amount of life insurance coverage you need.
Q: WHAT TYPES OF LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES CAN A PERSON WITH DIABETES QUALIFY FOR?
People with any type of diabetes may qualify for term life insurance, whole life insurance or a type of guaranteed universal life insurance coverage. The very same options that people who do not have diabetes qualify for.
Q: HOW CAN A PERSON WITH DIABETES QUALIFY FOR LOWER LIFE INSURANCE RATES?
One of the best ways to make sure you can qualify for the best life insurance rates, is to work on your control of your Diabetes. Be compliant with your doctors orders, follow a strict diet, and establish a fitness routine. Wen companies look at your health profile, anything we can show them that puts your profile in a ‘favorable’ light will lead to lower premiums.
Q: HOW HARD IS IT TO OBTAIN LIFE INSURANCE WITH DIABETES?
Over time, life insurance companies have evolved. Currently, it’s never been easier to qualify for life insurance, if you have a form of diabetes. The key is to work with people who are trained to work with the diabetes community. Like Diabetes 365 !!!! People with Diabetes have more options for life insurance coverage than at any other point in time.
Q: WHAT MEDICAL INFORMATION IS NEEDED, IF I CONSENT TO A BLOOD AND URINE TEST?
When applying for life insurance, companies will not be able to determine your overall health by looking at your application. If you’re capable of providing blood, and urine tests, these lab results will help determine what type of risk you may be. If you have type 1 diabetes, policies that require this testing may be the only option you’d have.
In addition, companies would like to review past medical records. This is simply to see what type of control you have of your diabetes, and to see if there are any complications from this disease. The better your lab results, and medical records look, the better your premiums for life insurance will be.
Q: WHAT IS THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR LIFE INSURANCE?
The application process is probably a lot simpler than you imagine. To start with, after discussing your life insurance needs with your agent, you’ll complete a brief initial application. This application generally takes 15 minutes to complete, and can be done online or over the phone with you agent.
Next, we’ll order the necessary medical records, from your medical professionals. Generally, you will not need to anything with this as our back office handles this.
While we are waiting for the medical records to be received, we’ll provide to you the local examination’s company contact information. You’ll be able to contact them, and schedule the paramedical exam at a time convenient to you.
Once medical records, and lab results are received, offers can then be made by various life insurance companies. Your agent will present these offers to you, and then you can ultimately decide on how to have the policy issued.
Life Insurance with Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes can occur at any time, but in the past has been most often diagnosed at an early age. This is the main reason why Type 1 Diabetes is referred to as “Juvenile Onset Diabetes.” The later onset of diabetes at an older age (teens) has become more prevalent. With type 1 diabetes, the pancreas doesn’t produce insulin. In some cases, you may be diagnosed as a Type 1 Diabetic in your 40’s or 50’s.
THE BIGGEST MYTH IN THE DIABETIC COMMUNITY IS: TYPE 1 DIABETICS CAN’T QUALIFY FOR LIFE INSURANCE
Affordable life insurance for type 1 diabetics can be obtained, but it is more difficult. People with type 1 diabetes are at a higher risk for heart disease, kidney damage, neuropathy, and other healthy complications. These risks make insurance companies wary of insuring type 1 diabetics. Often times if you are approved, your type 1 diabetes life insurance policy will have extra ‘table ratings’ that lead to higher premiums.
Great news if you have Type 1 diabetes! Life insurance companies are offering rates that are at all time lows. Bad news is, almost 99% of offers will be for what’s referred to as Sub-Standard or Table rated pricing. You will not receive Standard Plus or Preferred offers. Rarely, a person with Type 1 Diabetes will qualify for a Standard rating.
Not all companies will approve people who have Type 1 diabetes. If diagnosed at a young age, certain companies will not even consider for coverage. However, other companies will have no problems approving you for type 1 diabetes life insurance. This is why you need to work with an agency, like Diabetes 365. We can determine what companies may offer coverage, and most importantly, help you find the ones priced the most competitively. Here is an article that discusses some tips on how to seure the best possible life insurance rates with Type 1 Diabetes: Tips for applying for life insurance with Type 1 Diabetes.
INSIDER TIP: If your agent is simply quoting or recommending Prudential or Banner Life Insurance, they are not properly trained in working with people who have Type 1 Diabetes.
With type 1 diabetes, an important factor in your life insurance policy will be how well controlled your diabetes is. Your A1C will play a large role in how you’re rated. An A1C around 7 or lower, and no other major health concerns or diabetes complications will get you a Standard to Sub-Standard offer. This means you would pay a slightly higher premium then an individual without type 1 diabetes.
If your A1C is about 7.0, it’s not the end of the world. It simply means that you’ll pay slightly higher premiums for life insurance. In event your A1C is about 8.5, only a few companies may consider your for life insurance. Don’t worry! We are here to help you find the best priced life insurance coverage with type 1 diabetes. There’s NO need in filling out several applications, and just hoping for the best. Just work with type 1 diabetic life insurance specialists like us! Everybody has a different health profile. That’s why we want to take the time necessary to determine what your best life insurance options are.
If you have other significant health issues, along with not having the best control of your diabetes, traditional life insurance may not be an option. You may have to explore guranteed acceptance life insurance plans, that are designed for higher risk applicants.
If you have type 1 diabetes, you will NOT qualify for standard plus or preferred ratings. Generally, STANDARD ratings are best case scenario, and that rating will be tough to qualify for. Beware of agents only quoting STANDARD rates as they are most likely intentionally misleading you. Also, you most likely will not have as many life insurance companies to choose from, compared to people with type 2.
Over time, the Type 1 Diabetes community has had an easier time finding coverage. Life insurance for Type 1 Diabetics has never been less expensive. If having Type 1 Diabetes, you may even qualify for non-medical exam life insurance policies. To determine if you qualify for a no medical exam life insurance policy with diabetes, simply contact us.
What you will need to do, in order to receive REAL and ACCURATE quotes is to provide an agent your diabetes history, and some other basic health information. Many people with type 1 diabetes get tricked by unethical agents. Those agents provide FAKE quotes, to simply get you to apply with them. Then the actual offers of life insurance come back much, much higher. In our eyes, that’s not a good way of treating a consumer.
The truth is, life insurance with type 1 diabetes is going to be higher in price, compared to people with type 2 diabetes. However, people with type 1 diabetes can do a few things, to lower their life insurance premiums.
- See an Endocrinologist – Seeing an endocrinologist regularly leads to better control of your diabetes. Life insurance companies love to see a person with type 1 diabetes working with a diabetes specialist.
- Use Technology – Some life insurance carriers may offer lower rates if you are using CGM devices, FitBit’s, or even an insulin pump.
- Have a Regular Exercise Routine – Showing companies that you exercise regularly, may lead to discounted rates for certain life insurance companies.
- Complete a Paramedical Exam – In most cases, to achieve the lowest life insurance rates with type 1 diabetes, you’ll need to complete a paramedical exam. This is simply a blood and urine exam. In addition to your lab results, companies will also want to review your most recent diabetes medical records. Allowing an insurance carrier to review your complete health profile tends to allow them to make the best possible offer.
If you are overwhelmed at the thought of looking for diabetic life insurance, there are experienced insurance specialists such as us, to help you. Don’t feel overwhelmed! We are here to help! Simply contact us, have a brief five minute conversation, and our agents will be able to point you in the right direction!
Type 2 Diabetes Life Insurance
Type 2 diabetes, normally occurs in adults after the age of 40, but can be diagnosed earlier. With type 2 diabetes, the pancreas still produces insulin, but doesn’t produce enough.
Over 30 million people are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the United States. Type 2 represents around 90 – 95% of the diabetic community. Good news–some insurance companies have started specializing in insuring type 2 diabetics, because of its increasing population.
For certain individuals, you may be able to qualify for special life insurance rates. These Type 2 diabetic life insurance rates could be up to 20% lower, than rates available to others. NOT everyone will qualify, as this product is geared toward those people with Type 2 diabetes who live a healthly and active life style. Contact us to see if you qualify for these discounted rates.
Some of the questions a life insurance company will ask you when applying for life insurance for type 2 diabetics are:
- How often do you exercise?
- When were you diagnosed with Diabetes?
- What medications are taking for your Type 2 Diabetes?
- Do you use tobacco?
- What is your A1C?
- Any Diabetes Complications?
- Any other significant health issues?
- Do you watch your Diet?
- What is your occupation?
- How often do you go to the doctor?
You will be asked how you control your diabetes. Is your diabetes controlled mostly with your diet and exercise or a combination of medications? The types and frequency of your medications may affect your premium and coverage. Various type 2 life insurance companies have different underwriting guidelines. Don’t let this confuse you, as we’ll tell you which companies would work best for your personal situation
TYPE 2 DIABETES LIFE INSURANCE WITHOUT TAKING DIABETES MEDICATIONS
Many people who are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, will be able to control their condition without taking any form of diabetes medications. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, watching your diet, and exercising regularly may allow you to control your type 2 diabetes. If you fall into this category, obtaining life insurance with Type 2 diabetes will be a breeze.
If this is the case, you would most likely be viewed as a favorable candidate, for life insurance coverage. Many people with type 2 diabetes, can obtain Standard, to Preferred life insurance rates. To qualify for the best premiums possible, companies will require you to complete a blood/urine test, as well as possibly reviewing your most recent diabetes medical records. Here are some sample quotes:
$250,000 Level Term Life Insurance – Female Non-Tobacco User
$250,000 Level Term Life Insurance – Male Non-Tobacco User
Also, you’d have several options for non medical exam policies. Many companies would be able to approve you in a matter of days. Life insurance rates would be slightly higher. To see what options you’d qualify for, simply reach out to us, and speak with an agent.
TYPE 2 DIABETES LIFE INSURANCE TAKING ORAL OR INSULIN MEDICATION
In a perfect world, life insurance companies would prefer you to control your Type 2 Diabetes with your diet and exercise regimen. However, this isn’t always the case. Life insurance with type 2 diabetes is still usually pretty easy to obtain.
Certain life insurance companies will reward Type 2 Diabetics with better rates, if your Diabetes is controlled using this method. On the other hand, other life insurance companies will not rate you higher if you’re Type 2 Diabetes is controlled with Oral medication, insulin, or maybe a combination of the two. Many companies understand that you can maintain a healthy lifestyle, while having type 2 diabetes.
When working with Diabetes365, we’ll let you know which life insurance companies won’t rate you higher for the use of diabetes medications. We’ll make sure to recommend the companies that will underwrite your health profile the most competitively. At the end of the day, companies want to make sure that your type 2 diabetes is well controlled. If that requires medication, then so be it.
Life insurance companies typically prefer people to be diagnosed age 45 or later. However, depending on a person’s lifestyle, being diagnosed at a younger age may not increase your premiums. If we’re able to show underwriters that you live a healthy lifestyle, and are exhibiting excellent control of your type 2 diabetes, you’ll have no issues receiving policies with rates comparable to people without diabetes.
An example of an applicant who would receive “preferred” rates:
- Diagnosed with type 2 after age 50
- Manages diabetes with a healthy diet and exercise
- Is in a healthy BMI range
- Fasting blood sugars under/near 100
- A1C 7.5 or below
- No Diabetes complications
In contrast, an example of an applicant with “standard” rates:
- Diagnosed with type 2 at age 30
- Doesn’t eat well or exercise often
- Considered “overweight”
- Fasting blood sugar is 125
- A1C is above 8
- No Diabetes complications
Based off these two Diabetes health profiles, there could be a difference of $1,000 to $2,000 per year in premiums. Wanting the lowest rates possible? Simply reach out to us, and let us review your health profile. Here are some sample quotes for life insurance for people with type 2 diabetes, controlling their condition with medications:
$250,000 Level Term Life Insurance – Female Non-Tobacco User
$250,000 Level Term Life Insurance – Male Non-Tobacco User
Generally speaking , Type 2 Diabetes life insurance will be less expensive, compared to a person with Type 1 Diabetes. To begin getting an idea to what Term Life Insurance, or Whole Life Insurance options you’d have, simply contact us. Our agents are happy to work with you, and make the best possible recommendations for you and your family. The biggest mistake people with diabetes tend to make is not speaking with agents who specialize, in the diabetes life insurance market place.
Life Insurance with Pre-Diabetes
Many people may have pre-diabetes, and possibly not even know they fall into this category. It’s reported according to Centers for Diabetes Control and Prevention, that nearly 84 million people could be living with Pre-Diabetes. Life insurance with Pre-Diabetes couldn’t be easier.
Depending on where your current A1C level is, and what your overall health picture looks like, you’ll most likely be in the STANDARD to Preferred Plus rating range. You’ll also have plenty of no medical exam life insurance options to choose from as well.
No Exam Life Insurance for Diabetics
No exam life insurance for diabetics policies are exactly what they sound like. With these policies you can get coverage without having to take a medical exam.
Depending on your overall health profile, these may be the best priced policies, for you.
No exam policies are great for several situations:
- You have a high A1C
- You aren’t controlling your diabetes
- You are a tobacco user
- Considered overweight
- You want life insurance quickly
Most no exam life insurance policies can be completed in 24 to 72 hours. While no exam life insurance is a great way to get insurance quickly, the convenience comes with a large price tag. Most no exam policies can cost you 25% to 50% more than a policy that requires a medical exam.
Another disadvantage is the coverage limit. Each company will have a different limit, but depending on your situation, the coverage might not be enough. Often times, life insurance companies will limit people with Diabetes, to $500,000 of coverage without undergoing an exam. Good news though! If needing more than $500,000, you could always take out multiple policies, to address your financial objectives.
Getting Diabetic life insurance without a medical exam, could be the best possible solution for you. To determine what’s best, please speak with us, and our Diabetic life insurance specialists will provide you with unbiased recommendations. Generally, you’d have Term Life Insurance, or Permanent Life Insurance options to choose from. Again, depending on your Diabetes history, we can help make suitable recommendations, and provide you with the various non-medical exam life insurance options.
No medical exam life insurance with diabetes is a pretty straight forward product. You’d provide answers to basic medical questions, and share with your agent a list of medications you are taking. A prescription back ground check, as well as a Medical Information Bureau review, would also be done by the life insurance company. The information collected, and answers to health questions determines your eligbility.
For some people who do not have the best control of the A1C, a no medical exam policy could be their only choice. Some no medical exam carriers don’t even ask about your A1C reading. This could be advantageous for certain people with diabetes. It’s generally a good idea to speak with an agent, share your situation with them, and let them guide you to the product that best suits you.
Burial Insurance with Diabetics
For certain individuals, perhaps you only need a smaller amount of life insurance, to address final expenses. If you feel the need to have life insurance to protect your family, and to pay for burial costs, funeral expenses, a burial insurance policy might be suitable.
A burial insurance policy is simply a ‘smaller’ amount of whole life insurance, designed to cover all the final expenses that come at the ends of one life. These policies have the following features:
- No Medical Exam’s
- Premiums that never increase
- Life insurance coverage that never expires
- Death benefit that’s paid to beneficiary in a tax free and lump sum manner
Most people with Diabetes will not have issues finding coverage. To determine what rates and options you’d have available, simply reach out to us. An agent can guide you in the right direction.
Regardless of which type of diabetes you have, the bottom line is: you can have affordable life insurance with Diabetes. A person with diabetes will most likely pay a higher monthly premium for life insurance than a non-diabetic, but that doesn’t mean your premium has to be outrageous. Finding the right agent can make a significant difference in the coverage and premium.
Here at Diabetes 365, we will advocate on your behalf, and help you find the best priced life insurance policy. You’ll only receive honest information from us. We do not provide fake, or low ball quotes, like other agents do.
It doesn’t matter if you have Gestational Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, or even Type 2 Diabetes, we can help. Maybe you don’t know how much life insurance you need. Maybe you don’t know what type of life insurance policy your family needs. We can help with all these questions. Contact us today, and let a friendly agent help you and your family out. We will make the diabetes life insurance application process a breeze for you.