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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Analyses Normal distributed data were reported by means and SD, non-normal distributed data were reported with medians and IQR, and categorical data were expressed as frequencies with percentages. Randomized crossover study to examine the necessity of an injection-to-meal interval in patients with type 2 diabetes and human insulin.

The mean DTSQ scores in our study population ranged from As a more or less balanced result, perceived hypoglycaemic events will not have influenced mean treatment satisfaction in our sample of insulin-treated patients. Interestingly, studies on type 1 diabetes mellitus found that patients with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion CSII were more satisfied with their treatment compared with those on multiple daily injections.

Moreover, applying individualised glycaemic targets might additionally improve treatment satisfaction for individuals with less strict targets. Sign up to receive current issue alerts. To find the relationship between treatment satisfaction of diabetic patients and socio-demographic, clinical, adherence, treatment and health perception factors. Principal components analysis was conducted on the 8-item DTSQ 1. Some studies have demonstrated improved clinical outcomes in patients treated in diabetic clinics.

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The Essentials of Factor Analysis. Satisafction between treatment satisfaction and socio-demographic parameters. As a result, we counted DTSQ scores of people who did not have a score in the total sample database. It might be possible that the negative aspects of a more intensive insulin regimen ie, higher insulin injection frequencyare counterbalanced by other positive aspects such as increased flexibility and better diabetes control.


No commercial use is permitted unless otherwise expressly granted. For example, according to the model, OHA therapy was associated with qustionnaire treatment satisfaction than diet treatment only.

The principal investigator from each of the eight participating countries received financial quesionnaire from this grant to conduct questionnire study in their country KK for the UK and GEHMR for the Netherlands. GEHMR received an unrestricted research grant from Sanofi-Aventis and fees from Novo Nordisk for consultancy and lecturing, outside the submitted work.

Niger J Clin Pract ; As discussed above, we found a strong association in the multivariate analysis between severity of the disease i. Measures of psychological well-being and treatment satisfaction developed from the responses of people with tablet-treated diabetes. NPAZ provided satisfactioh advice, contributed to the discussion, reviewed and edited the manuscript.

Another possible explanation is that type 2 diabetic patients, who need insulin, have longer disease duration, with more complications. Well-being and treatment satisfaction in older people with diabetes.

The Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire

Patients who frequently perceived hyperglycaemia and those with higher HbA1c levels were less satisfied. We found no relation between treatment satisfaction and remembering the last HbA1c or the HbA1c value. Health-related quality of life and treatment satisfaction in Dutch patients with type 2 diabetes.

For the data extraction, a data collection form was developed to systematically collect data on demographics, anthropometric measurements, laboratory information, microvascular complications abnormal foot sensation, presence of retinopathy or blindness and end-stage renal diseasemacrovascular complications amputation, peripheral arterial disease, ischaemic heart disease and stroke and diabetes treatment.

Therefore, we did not impute the missing values for depression. Endocrine ; Healthcare providers should be attentive to patients with a lower health status, frequently questionnajre hyperglycaemia and higher HbA1c levels to discuss and improve their diabetes treatment satjsfaction. Citing articles via Web of Science Multivariate analysis indicated that demographic parameters e. Differential effects of comorbidity on antihypertensive and glucose-regulating treatment in diabetes mellitus–a cohort study.

Diabetes Care Feb; 27 2: Table 4 summarizes the results of the multiple linear regression analysis examining the relation between all statistically significant parameters discussed above and DTSQ scores. Therefore, we hypothesise that some patients will perceive a hypoglycaemic event as satisfation 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 control.


Register a new account? These items are rated differently: Indeed, patients on insulin therapy are less flexible with regard to their diet and physical activity, but fortunately the mean scores on this item did diabetss differ between the different insulin regimens.

Former studies have measured only one treat,ent a few parameters.

Interestingly, while Nicolucci et al too found that perceived hyperglycaemia was negatively associated with treatment satisfaction, they found that perceived hypoglycaemia was positively associated with treatment satisfaction. Sign In or Create an Account.

Soc Indic Res Treatment satisfaction and glycemic control in young Type 1 diabetic patients in transition from pediatric health care: Relationship of treatment satisfaction to health-related quality of life among Palestinian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Relationship between quality of diabetes care and patient satisfaction.

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

Treatment satisfaction is included in the process component and is used as an important indicator of quality of care. Of all the complications, foot ulcers were associated with the dibetes treatment satisfaction.

In addition, since the study was conducted in a cross-sectional design, we cannot conclude whether treatment satisfaction is influenced by the different independent variables or vice versa. There were no statistically significant differences in baseline socio-demographic characteristics gender, age, marital status, country of birth, education, income and occupation between the non-participants and the participants.