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Diabetes Week 2014

Diabetes Week 2014 – 8th to 14th June

Diabetes UK is holding its annual diabetes awareness week between Saturday 8th of June and Sunday the 14th of June to help raise awareness for diabetes and fundraising. The theme of Diabetes Week this year is ‘I CAN’ which is to celebrate the things that people living with diabetes are able to achieve. The aim is for people with diabetes to share their stories of the challenges that they have overcome and achievements.

What Diabetes UK says about Diabetes Week:Diabetes UK big collection w/e

When things have got tough, what have been the things you can do to get through it? What will you never let diabetes stop you from doing? Or if you support someone with diabetes, how do you help them along the way? From Saturday the 8th of June to Sunday the 14th of June, Diabetes UK is inviting people to share their stories of courage and hope in the face of diabetes. Through social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #ican, Diabetes UK want to hear your stories and don’t forget to tag @diabetesuk.

What about Diabetes and Insurance?

Diabetes is often regarded as an issue when it comes to applying for most types insurance, especially life insurance and travel insurance. For anyone who has tried to obtain insurance with diabetes, it can be a difficult and frustrating process. The Insurance Surgery is a leading insurance specialist for pre-existing medical conditions such as Diabetes and we help thousands of individuals each year. Even if you have been declined cover in the past, it is very likely that we will be able to offer some cover to you and a solution to suit your needs.

Diabetes case study:

Sex: Male Age: 36 Smoker status: Non smoker Medical condition: Type 1 Diabetes (diagnosed ’90); Hba1c = 6.0 Other information: Depression, Back Pain and Migraines Cover required: £200,000 (Level Term assurance) Term of policy: 25 years

Premium: £26.20

As you can clearly see from the example provided above, this client who has well controlled Type 1 Diabetes with no complications, plus some minor other conditions, was able to obtain the cover he needed at a very affordable premium. This client was absolutely delighted with the premium that we managed to obtain for him to protect his family which was an incredible £26.20 for £200k of level cover over a 25yr term. We constantly achieve results like these for our clients based on our knowledge of the insurance market and our expertise when it comes to pre-existing medical conditions. Our aim is to beat any offer from any other insurance company using our skills and experience and we offer a 100% Price Guarantee as reassurance that you are dealing with the right company.

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