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Pump Time: Transitioning A Child To An Insulin Pump – A Sweet Life Nov 14, 2013, 4:58 pm
We are about to embark on the biggest transition since Bisi was diagnosed: she’s about to start on a … more

World Diabetes Day Le Creuset Giveaway – A Sweet Life Nov 14, 2013, 12:58 pm
HAPPY WORLD DIABETES DAY! � �In celebration of World Diabetes Day, and in honor of Diabetes Awarenes … more

Cookie Pizza – A Sweet Life Nov 14, 2013, 11:58 am
There is no food more American than pizza. � Okay, so it’s really Italian, but Americans have … more

What Being Mugged Taught Me About Diabetes – A Sweet Life Nov 13, 2013, 4:58 pm
It happened suddenly, as such things by nature tend to do: I was standing on the corner outside my f … more

Shrimp Etouffee – A Sweet Life Nov 13, 2013, 11:58 am
Maria Emmerich �has teamed up with ASweetLife and low carb food bloggers, � �Mellissa Sevigny �and � … more

Sticking It to Diabetes – A Sweet Life Nov 12, 2013, 12:58 pm
With November comes Diabetes Month, turning the focus of the nation, and the world, on diabetes and … more

Green Beans with Creamy Mushroom Sauce – A Sweet Life Nov 12, 2013, 11:58 am
Here’s a fresh take on the classic holiday green bean casserole. Gone are the over-cooked gree … more

Cheesy Spinach Puffs (Low Carb, Gluten Free) – A Sweet Life Nov 11, 2013, 11:58 am
We love entertaining, so I’ve had to become adept at providing delicious foods that are low ca … more

Le Creuset Giveaway for World Diabetes Day – A Sweet Life Nov 11, 2013, 10:58 am
�ASweetLife �has teamed up with Le Creuset, maker of the famed cast-iron cookware, for an incredibl … more

Hot Caprese Dip – A Sweet Life Nov 8, 2013, 2:58 pm
Adapted from �How Sweet It IsThis Hot Caprese Dip is the easiest, cheesiest appetizer out there. �S … more

Diabetes False Alarm – A Sweet Life Nov 7, 2013, 3:58 pm
Most nights before I go to sleep I set a diabetes alarm (a timer) to wake me after an hour or two so … more

Diabetes Google Doodle – A Sweet Life Nov 7, 2013, 1:58 pm
November is diabetes awareness month. I love the increased advocacy in the diabetes community. Howev … more

November is �Diabetes Awareness Month �and as you know, we take diabetes and diabetes advocacy very … more

Good Blood Sugar Causes Bad Mood – A Sweet Life Nov 6, 2013, 11:58 am
I never thought I’d complain about a good blood sugar. But as I write this, I’m fuming a bit over my … more

A Touch Less Insulin for Diabetes Awareness Month – A Sweet Life Nov 5, 2013, 2:58 pm
‘Do you like French fries?’I looked at the nutritionist blankly. It had been a long day.She smiled h … more

It’s Halloween: Hold the Treats – A Sweet Life Nov 5, 2013, 12:58 pm
A lot of people who follow my blog suggested that I write about Halloween, and the difficulty of fac … more

In Praise of Diabetes Unawareness – A Sweet Life Nov 4, 2013, 10:58 am
November. My birthday is in November, as is Thanksgiving. And November is Diabetes Awareness Month.D … more

Health Ills That Can Come With Years of Diabetes – A Sweet Life Nov 3, 2013, 6:58 pm
November is Diabetes Month. This month you’ll hear more about �diabetes symptoms �and �risk fa … more

Health Ills That Can Come With Years of Diabetes – A Sweet Life Nov 3, 2013, 2:58 pm
November is Diabetes Month. This month you’ll hear more about �diabetes symptoms �and �risk fa … more

When An Evening Walk Turns Scary – A Sweet Life Nov 3, 2013, 1:58 pm
A few nights ago, my six-year old son Sacha and I took our dog Molly for an evening walk. Somehow, I … more

Raise Your Pants, Raise Diabetes Awareness – A Sweet Life Nov 1, 2013, 5:58 pm
Happy Diabetes Awareness Month! �Mike and I had the wonderful opportunity to partner with Novo Nord … more

The Big Blue Test 2013: Helping People with Diabetes Worldwide – A Sweet Life Oct 31, 2013, 12:58 pm
It’s Big Blue Test time again! �This is our chance to not only get active, but to �help �impr … more

Diabetes Diagnosis – A Sweet Life Oct 30, 2013, 1:58 pm
My heart broke recently. � My nephew, it seems, has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. He is 17. H … more

Darren Brass, a Tattoo Artist with Type 1 Diabetes – A Sweet Life Oct 29, 2013, 12:58 pm
These days there’s no shortage of stereotypes and misconceptions around living with diabetes. … more

How I Met President Obama (and fainted): The True Story – A Sweet Life Oct 28, 2013, 10:58 am
One week ago today I stood behind President Obama and fainted on national television as he addressed … more

Getting Back to Diabetes Basics – A Sweet Life Oct 27, 2013, 11:58 am
This past week has been characterized by yo-yo blood sugars: one moment I’m sky high, the next I’m c … more

It’s winter squash season and the markets abound with all sorts of acorn, butternut and other … more

ASweetLife Turns 4: The Best Diabetes Blogs of the Year – A Sweet Life Oct 24, 2013, 3:58 pm
Four years ago this month my husband, Michael Aviad, and I launched ASweetLife with the goal of help … more

No Diabetes in Your Eyes – A Sweet Life Oct 23, 2013, 12:58 pm
I was walking to work the other day and I couldn’t read the familiar green street signs.Where was I? … more

A Diabetes Exercise Success Story – A Sweet Life Oct 22, 2013, 10:58 am
I write so many blog posts about my difficulties with diabetes and exercise �that I feel the need to … more

Karmel Allison, Caught by President Obama, is Doing Fine – A Sweet Life Oct 21, 2013, 7:58 pm
Karmel Allison, ASweetLife’s science editor and author of the blog Where is My Robot Pancreas … more

The National Park Service missed out on an estimated �$450,000 per day in entrance and user-activity … more

JDRF and PureTech, a technology development company, have announced the launch of T1D Innovations, a … more

My Wake Up Call: Bydureon and Possible Cancer Risk? – A Sweet Life Oct 16, 2013, 12:58 pm
Last week, I attended � the Second Annual Diabetes Symposium at the Thomas Jefferson University. Sur … more

I must confess that I don’t know a thing about racecar driving. That is, I didn’t until I interviewe … more

My Wake Up Call: Bydureon and Possible Cancer Risk? – A Sweet Life Oct 16, 2013, 8:58 am
Last week, I attended � the Second Annual Diabetes Symposium at the Thomas Jefferson University. Sur … more

A wake up call – A Sweet Life Oct 16, 2013, 12:58 am
Last week, I attended � the Second Annual Diabetes Symposium at the Thomas Jefferson University. Sur … more

My Overwhelming First Days with a Dexcom CGM – A Sweet Life Oct 15, 2013, 2:58 pm
Overwhelmed. That’s not how I was expecting to feel during the first two days I was connected a Cont … more

MannKind Seeks FDA Approval for Inhaled Insulin – A Sweet Life Oct 14, 2013, 11:58 am
MannKind Corporation has resubmitted a new drug application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administ … more

10 Things to Consider if Your Blood Sugar is High – A Sweet Life Oct 14, 2013, 10:58 am
I just read Catherine’s piece about a series of pump and insulin failures (It’s great! R … more

Flu Shot Recommended for People with Diabetes – A Sweet Life Oct 14, 2013, 9:58 am
The CDC, ADA, and Joslin �all recommend a flu shot for people with diabetes. �According to the CDC, … more

When Diabetes Technologies Fail – A Sweet Life Oct 13, 2013, 10:58 am
Does anyone else remember the scene in the early 90s movie, �Reality Bites, where Winona Ryder’ … more

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Tahini – A Sweet Life Oct 11, 2013, 11:58 am
This hearty and flavorful cauliflower salad �is both delicious and relatively easy to make. There is … more

Why I Gave Up Peanut Butter Cups Forever – A Sweet Life Oct 10, 2013, 12:58 pm
At six weeks, doctors removed most of my pancreas. Then, at six months, they removed most of what wa … more

Accepting Diabetes: A Man’s Journey – A Sweet Life Oct 8, 2013, 12:58 pm
I’d known the symptoms since I was ten years old. My maternal grandmother was a Type 1 diabetic with … more

Tom Hanks Has Type 2 Diabetes – A Sweet Life Oct 8, 2013, 12:58 pm
Tom Hanks has type 2 diabetes. �He revealed his diagnosis on the David Letterman Show. �Hanks said … more

What Obamacare Feels Like to a Diabetic – A Sweet Life Oct 7, 2013, 10:58 am
Others have written much about what the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, means fo … more

Screening for Type 1 Diabetes: What’s a Mom To Do? – A Sweet Life Oct 6, 2013, 12:58 pm
I recently visited my endocrinologist for a routine checkup. I was in the waiting area reading, text … more

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