In 2015, over 29 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, have diabetes, while another 86 million have prediabetes according to the American Diabetes Association.
Another 5.7 million Americans are living with the disease and don’t even know it. Most of people diagnosed with diabetes are classified as non-insulin Type 2 diabetics.
Applicants seeking life insurance with diabetes, should realize that insurance underwriters will want evaluate the details of your total health. So, try to have the following medical information put together for your nurse:
• Have the name, address, and phone number for the doctor treating your diabetes.
• Check with your physician to make sure they have all the documentation for your treatments.
• Keep a current list of all medications and the dosage for each prescription.