Approximately 25.8 million Americans currently have diabetes, and another 79 million are estimated to have prediabetes.  If you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes, or you’re struggling to control the disease, you may find the prospect of managing your daily life very overwhelming. Diet and exercise are an important part of diabetes management for both type 1 and type 2 individuals. Your treatment may include oral medication or insulin injections as well.
Understanding diabetes is essential to managing the condition well. Whether you’re facing diabetes yourself or trying to help a loved one deal with this condition, it can help to have an in-depth understanding of the daily challenges diabetics face.
From meal preparation to life insurance options, people with diabetes face a unique set of considerations and concerns. Nearly one-third of Americans do not have life insurance. Those with diabetes or prediabetes may find that the process of getting this coverage is more complicated than they expected.
If you’re considering life insurance for yourself or helping a loved one with diabetes shop around, this interactive infographic will give you a detailed look at the daily concerns and major considerations of someone with diabetes. You may walk away with a broad new look at the situation.
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