Diabetes is the topic
Topic 1: Disease Process
For a hypothetical patient who has the disease you selected, create a socioeconomic profile of your choice.
- What is the level of this patient’s income, education, work experience, and cultural influences?
- How might these socioeconomic factors influence his or her ability to access the necessary healthcare?
- How can the patient engage in self-care practices, such as modifying diet and exercise, and understand the nature of the illness, treatment, and prognosis?
- What healthcare services for this disease does the patient has access to?