Famous Columnist Gets Type 1 Diabetes and Runs Smack Into the Insurance Industry

| Oct 19, 2007

David Lazarus, famous columnist for the Los Angeles Times, was just diagnosed, at the age of 46, with type 1 diabetes. The diagnosis brought him face to face with something he'd always taken for granted, and it wasn't his health - it was his health insurance.

He's still adjusting to his diagnosis, but he's already come to some very firm conclusions about how the insurance industry needs to be reformed. To read his entire column, go to http://www.latimes.com/news/columnists/la-fi-lazarus 7oct07,1,649907.column?coll=la-news-column

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Categories: Celebrities, Diabetes, Diabetes, Health Insurance, Type 1 Issues


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