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, and 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?

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