An association between diabetes and eye diseases
You are a licensed practical nurse (LPN) working in an eye surgery center. A new client with type 2 diabetes mellitus presents to the office, referred by their primary care provider. Consider the association between diabetes and eye diseases.
discuss the following questions:
- Diabetes increases the risk of which eye diseases, and why?
- What are additional risk factors for these eye diseases?
- How can clients with diabetes reduce their risk of vision complications?