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Michael Aviad

Michael Aviad is co-founder of ASweetLife.  He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2002.  Michael was born in Santa Barbara and grew up in Jerusalem.  He studied law and after passing his bar exam went on to get an MBA with a major in finance.  Michael worked for many years as an economist.  He and his wife Jess, also a type 1 diabetic, have three sons.  Michael loves to run and is always training for the next marathon. 

Articles by Michael Aviad

Is Diabetes a Disability?

That blank line on a simple form shouldn’t have meant anything. It should have come and gone like every other form I’ve…

Swiss Chard and Tahini Salad
Swiss Chard and Tahini Salad

Swiss chard is one of our favorite greens – we eat it steamed, in omelets, in meatballs, and I’m constantly trying new w…

Cucumber Yogurt Salad
Cucumber Yogurt Salad

We’ve been lucky with the weather this week and the warm days inspired me to create a recipe for cucumber yogurt salad. …

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