INPUT Patient Advocacy
In her role with INPUT, Melissa advises and supports enquirers and works on policy issues. As Director of Speaking Diabetes Ltd., she provides consulting and training services related to diabetes care. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged 12, she has used an insulin pump for over 21 years and CGM for 11 years. She came to the UK in 2001 to pursue postgraduate studies in history at Oxford University. In 2003 she joined Close Concerns and began her career in the diabetes care industry. Melissa moved to London in October 2007 to work in healthcare business consulting. In 2009, she became a medical copywriter for healthcare advertising agencies. She lives in central London with her husband and son.