Diabetes causes critical illness| Aug312010
Did you know that Diabetes is the number one cause of a critical illness? Unbelievable what knowledge can do and yet we still do nothing about it. Want proof?
You don’t have to go to far without meeting someone who has diabetes. We are a country of about what , 20 million give or take?
Diabetes killed more than 284,000 Americans last year, according to the diabetes association.Cancer kill about twice that amount they say, oh and while we’re at it smoking kills nearly 450,000 a year.
we are at a rate of about 1,000,000 newly diagnosed diabetics annually. Mainly due to obesity and improper health and lacking prevention. So what does this mean? Well like anything else here is your proof. We know the stats, we choose to ignore. we still smoke, we pay higher premiums if we have diabetes and /or smoke and if overweight (G-D forbid we are both or all three. We are destined to live a shorter life, we know smoking is bad and even if we have a family we still smoke even if it shaves off TWENTY YEARS from our lives!
Diabetes the leading cause for stroke and heart attack. If you have diabetes (and high blood pressure and cholesterol) you’re asking for problems. Changing your lifestyle is great. Getting preventive care and wellness is great, eating better and working out , well your body is your temple.
If you have diabetes there is a guarantee acceptance health insurance available that is affordable but if wanting to get critical illness insurance it may be a little difficult. MOST will not accept you if insulin dependent. So there is a guaranteed issue critical illness insurance which you really should get. If your type 2 non-insulin than you may qualify if under control but based on age. With some carriers its age 55 and over. Best to contact to find our but, don’t wait, if you know the risks are greater and you can get coverage…do it.
To find out more simply go to the get quote tab for www.CriticalillnessPolicies.com or eCancerInsurance.com or call as with diabetes it is a conversation that would be needed. (feel free to comment below)