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Can You Get Life Insurance With Type 1 Diabetes?

It is difficult to get life insurance with type 1 diabetes but it's not impossible.

We can get you covered at a much lower price than you'll through your bank.

Declined For Life Insurance | Help!

It may have come as a huge shock to be declined or postponed.

In this article, I discuss the reasons why this has happened.

And what you can do about it.

Can I Get Life Insurance with a Pre-Existing Condition?

Don't worry, it's possible to get life insurance with a pre-existing condition but for your own sake, please use a broker who deals with ALL of the life insurance providers

I cannot stress how important this is.

If you approach a broker after you've been declined, postponed or had your premium increased then you have a problem as you'll face this question on all subsequent applications:

How To Pass A Life Insurance Medical Exam

You’ve been called for a life insurance medical exam with your GP or a nurse screening.

Your first question is probably ‘why?’

Your second is likely ‘what are they gonna do to me?’

Well, reader, strap on your seatbelt and buckle in.

Can You Get Life Insurance If You’re Bipolar?

When it come to bipolar disorder, you may think that the greatest concern of the life insurance company is death by suicide.

Generally people hear the word "bipolar" and immediately think that person is a danger to themselves.

As a result, you might think that someone who has had suicidal thoughts or attempts in the past will be declined for life cover...

How Do You Know If You’re Overweight For Life Insurance or Mortgage Protection?

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, Ireland has the highest cases of obesity and excess weight in the whole of Europe. So you won't be surprised to hear the number one health issue we encounter at lion.ie is weight.

The first step is to calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI). This is a screening tool that uses height and weight to estimate body fat. Here's a quick calculator...
October 1 2018 4 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

Life Insurance with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

We know how awful irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is, being prone to constipation, alternating sometimes with diarrhoea, constantly feeling like a beast has taken up residence in your gut.

Arranging mortgage protection or life insurance with irritable bowel syndrome should be a breeze in comparison...if you choose the right insurer.

That's where we come in.

We're Ireland's specialist life insurance advisor which means we know which insurer to approach if you have IBS saving you time, hassle and most importantly money.
September 28 2018 3 min read Life Insurance Medical Issues

How To Buy Life Insurance With Bad Health

We're arranged cover for client with all kinds of weird and wonderful health conditions.

So nothing phases us.

Here are the 23 most common conditions we come across.
September 19 2018 3 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

Life Insurance After Cancer in Ireland

It's possible to get life insurance after cancer.

But it depends on the type of cancer and how aggressive it was.

Here's out quick guide to applying for life cover after cancer.
September 14 2018 3 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

How To Get Life Insurance With Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia – granted it’s a big word, even bigger than marmalade, but it simply means you suffer from a low blood platelet (thrombocyte) count. It happens when platelets are lost from circulation faster than they can be replaced from the bone marrow where they are made.

But I guess you know this already so you’re wondering how it will affect your chances of getting life insurance or mortgage protection.

Listen up, here’s the deal:
September 4 2018 3 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

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