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Melinda Ellington

25 years ago, my life changed completely with my diagnosis. Not only did I not fully understand what diabetes was or the complications I faced, I was also terrified of needles. I cried for days. Today, 25 years later, nothing stops me from taking care of myself. Everyday, I learn something new and I continue to be challenged. Here’s to 25 more years of living well with type 1 diabetes.

Thriving with T1D
since 1999

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