Diabetes and high blood pressure would be considered pre-existing conditions. Unfortunately, travel medical insurance does not provide coverage for routine check-ups and preventative care to manage pre-existing conditions. The following article will help: Travel Insurance: Pre-Existing Medical Conditions However, some plans do offer coverage for an acute onset of a pre-existing condition which is defined as a sudden and unexpected recurrence of a pre-existing condition which requires immediate treatment. It is important to keep in mind, though, that it is always up to the attending physician to determine if a specific medical situation is the result of a pre-existing condition or not.
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