This episode is the first in a two part series on Type 1 diabetes. You can find the second part here. This episode addresses the pathophysiology of T1DM and also reviews acute complications. This podcast was written by Alkarim Velji and Dr. Rose Girgis. Alkarim is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Girgis is a Pediatric Endocrinologist and Divisional Director of Pediatric Endocrinology at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.