This Working Party aims to research the risk factors, incidence and mortality of diabetes along with future plausible trend scenarios which are of relevance to working actuaries.

Key objectives

To research the risk factors, incidence and mortality of diabetes along with future plausible trend scenarios which are of relevance to working actuaries.

Key outputs

  • Presentation at the Life Conference
  • Presentation at the Protection, Health and Care Conference
  • Sessional Meeting
  • Research paper to be published in the British Actuarial journal

 

Analysis of Diabetes Mortality and Morbidity Risk commissioned research project.

The overarching aim of this research project is to develop a deeper understanding of the risks associated with a diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, and the impact of recent improved treatments. Specifically:

  • To understand the increased risk of medical complications, including the impact of behavioural and/or modifiable risk factors and implications for chronic conditions later in life.  
  • To understand the information available to insurance underwriters and how this is used to underwrite this risk. 
  • Gain insights from data by considering advanced data analytic techniques to understand relative risk factors.
  • To produce mortality tables at a granular level for lives with and without diabetes (inclusive of all age ranges). 
  • To produce morbidity tables at a granular level for inceptions of diabetes.

View the webpage for more information

Co-Chairs: Nicola Oliver and Scott Reid
Membership: 10
Established: 2017

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