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


By: Linda von Wartburg

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



Diabetes Health Medical Disclaimer
The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. Opinions expressed here are the opinions of writers, contributors, and commentators, and are not necessarily those of Diabetes Health. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website.