as measured by the Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ status) (1) The first factor consisted of the six treatment satisfaction items, and the. 9 May and quality of life. The Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ) has been developed to assess patient satisfaction with diabetes. Bradley C. Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ). In: Bradley C, ed. Handbook of psychology and diabetes. Chur (Switzerland): Harwood.

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Some studies have demonstrated improved clinical outcomes in patients treated in diabetic clinics. Ann Intern Med ; Identifying factors that independently influence treatment satisfaction may help in improving clinical outcomes.

The mean DTSQ scores in our study population ranged from No association was found between treatment satisfaction and insulin regimen, nor between treatment satisfaction and insulin injection frequency. Read the full text or download the PDF: Patient reported health status diabeyes all-cause mortality in patients with coronary heart disease.

Moreover, applying individualised glycaemic targets might additionally improve treatment satisfaction for individuals with less strict targets.

J Gen Intern Med ; You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways. This study was approved by the local institutional ethics committee. Therefore, it seems that the effect of the severity of the disease on satisfaction treatmenr stronger than the type of clinic and being treated by a diabetes specialist.

DTSQs and DTSQc – Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire, status and change versions

Interpersonal and organizational dimensions of patient satisfaction: The results of this study underline the importance of diabetes education in insulin-treated patients with T2DM. Well-being and treatment dtsqq in adults with diabetes: Of all patients, diabettes Of all the complications, foot ulcers quesstionnaire associated with the lowest treatment satisfaction. Data regarding treatment satisfaction, adherence, treatment regimen and clinical information were gathered during the second interview.


Empl Benefits J ; Patients were excluded when they were pregnant, severely mentally ill, normally not managed by the recruiting physician or participated in a clinical trial with an intervention. Insulin is one of the oldest, most known and most effective agents in diabetes treatment. Sign up to receive current issue alerts. Log In More Log in via Institution.

The EQ-5D-VAS assesses health status; it is a vertical line with a score ranging from 0 worst health status to best health status. PLoS One ; 7: Table 4 summarizes the results of the multiple linear regression analysis examining the relation between all statistically significant parameters discussed above and DTSQ scores. For the current study only data from patients on insulin therapy all different regimens were used, including data extracted from the medical records, and collected via three questionnaires: Relationship of treatment satisfaction to health-related quality of life among Palestinian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Doing so, the mean DTSQ score was What determines treatment satisfaction of patients with type 2 diabetes on insulin therapy?

Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire, status and change versions (DTSQs and DTSQc)

Our results support this finding questionjaire perhaps point to a wider problem of awareness of the importance of this measurement. RCV reports an unrestricted grant from Sanofi-Aventis for a study in type 2 diabetes patients on insulin therapy support of self-management by mHealth.

Because patients were included by physicians within a dtssq, observations may be correlated and the data have a multilevel structure with three levels: No commercial use is permitted unless otherwise expressly granted. The difference in satisfaction between the eight countries was only investigated in the univariate analyses. We found a strong association between greater treatment satisfaction and higher socio-economic status Table 2. The main findings of this study, according questionnwire the multivariate analysis, were that lower treatment satisfaction is related to difficulties in adherence to taking medications and attending follow-up clinic visits, treatment with insulin or oral medications, any diabetes complication, being female and less than 6 years of education.


The objective of this study was satisfactoin determine various parameters that are independently related to treatment satisfaction, in a community-based sample of diabetic patients.

Participants In total, patients on insulin were analysed; the number of included patients per country ranged from the Netherlands to Italy. Log in via Institution.

The Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire

Handbook of Psychology and Diabetes The mean age of the study population was Therefore, we hypothesise diabbetes some patients will perceive a hypoglycaemic event as a failure of their insulin therapy which may lead to lower treatment satisfactionwhile others might perceive a hypoglycaemic event as something that is inevitable when trying to achieve adequate glycaemic diabeetes.

Using housing items to indicate socio-economic status: There was no statistically significant association between presence of co-morbidities and treatment satisfaction, although mean DTSQ scores of patients with more than 2 co-morbidities were lower than patients with up to 1 co-morbidity 4. NPAZ provided statistical advice, contributed to the discussion, reviewed and edited the manuscript. Of all these treatment parameters, only two were found significantly related to treatment satisfaction: Furthermore, we found less satisfaction with having any complication at all and a constant decline in treatment satisfaction with increased number of complications.

Data sharing statement Conditionally: For perceived hypoglycaemia no statistically significant association was found.