New Health Insurance Scheme for Diabetics Unveiled

by Savitha C Muppala on  October 30, 2006 at 2:34 PM Corporate News
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New Health Insurance Scheme for Diabetics Unveiled
Mumbai: A critical insurance scheme targeted for people with Type 2 Diabetes, named 'Diabetes Care' was unfurled on Saturday by ICICI Prudential Life Insurance.

Speaking at the inauguration of the joint initiative of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance and Dr.Mohan's Diabetes Specialties Centre, Shikha Sharma, CEO and Managing Director, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, said, "With over 20 per cent of the world's diabetic individuals in India, there is an urgent need for a solution that encourages and incentives them to manage their condition better, and also offers them a financial cushion should they suffer from any related critical illnesses. These are the key requirements we have taken into account while developing Diabetes Care.''

Diabetes Care can be availed for a period of five years for people from 25 to 60 years of age who have been suffering from adult diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT).

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My cousin is around 24 yrs with Type 1 Diabetes,Currently lost her eyesight and facing problems with unproper kidneys functioning. As they are financially unsound I request you to kindly suggest the best possible Insurance package. I would also like to know if that could be cured completely?

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i am 31 years old recently diagonised with type 2 diabetic,my diabetic is well controlled from last 6 months, and my HbcA1 is less than 6.5,as i was not taking any medicine,i have been on diet, advice me regarding insurance covering later stage complications,

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my cousin, she is 13 years old, in type 1, using 50/50 (100ml) humaninsulin at 40 point 2 times in a day, will she cover in which insurance scheme, being a child, she is geeting treatement at heritage hospital, hyderabad, under guidance/care of dr.vasant kumar, kindly send/email the details.

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