Analyze the case study found on p. 301 in the textbook by addressing the assigned questions below.
While analyzing the case, be sure to identify the major problems and issues.
- Draft a response or strategy for addressing the major problems and issues.
- Make recommendations to improve the patient’s health.
- Discuss any negative consequences that may occur if the patient’s health issue is not addressed.
Your response should be at least one page in length. Include at least one reference to support your work in APA style. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
Maria, a diabetic, has been going through a period of high stress and has been poorly monitoring her diabetes. She has noticed increasing visual problems and often sees specks floating in her visual field. Twice she had double vision episodes.
a. What should Maria’s action plan include to get her back on track? _______________________________________ _______________________________________
b. What could be the cause of the visual disturbances, and what should she do about them? _______________________________________ _______________________________________
c. What structures of the eye are affected, and why? _______________________________________ _______________________________________
d. Ultimately what eye disease(s) can Maria expect if she does not control her diabetes? _______________