In diabetes, because your body cannot properly controlling the level of sugar in the body, there can be two negative results.
The first is hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), which can lead to weakness, confusion and coma, and, in the long term, to various diseases.
The most dangerous is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), which can lead to fatigue, headaches, sweating, and, eventually, to confusion and passing out. In some cases, it may lead to admission to the Emergency Department of a hospital.
If you find yourself with someone who is diabetic,
Do not be alarmed!
Most individuals are trained in managing their sugar levels.
If you feel that your diabetic coworker is acting in a weird manner (for example: he/she can not communicate with you properly, is feeling out of breath without any reason, or tells you that he/she is not feeling well), there are two steps for you to take.