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Chelsea Gelbart

Chelsea Gelbart
Chelsea Gelbart is a Register Nurse at George Mark’s Children’s House, Center of Excellence in Pediatric Palliative Care. She studied at UCSF School of Nursing.

Chelsea was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2015 at the age of 24. As a Dexcom Warrior, Chelsea's vision is to defy the misconception and stereotypes of diabetes by living beyond her disease through adventure. .

She finds strength and courage through rock climbing, ski mountaineering, and trail running. Chelsea is an American Alpine Club climbing grant recipient. She continues her work to cultivate leadership, and empower more women and girls in the outdoors by sharing her big mountain experiences.

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A Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Didn’t Stop Me Imagining an Awesome Future

Determination and continuous glucose monitoring keeps Chelsea climbing mountains & dreaming big long after her diagnosis with type 1 diabetes