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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Despite the large patient sample from all parts of Israel, our findings may not be generalizable to other countries where diabetic patients treatment is not as dixbetes based as in Israel.

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

Seven questions related to adherence included difficulty in changing dietary habits, in changing physical habits, in taking medication, in attending follow-up visits, owning a blood glucose meter, using the meter and frequency of self-monitoring of blood glucose. None of the above-mentioned studies investigated solely patients with T2DM on insulin therapy.

Of all these treatment parameters, only two were found significantly related to treatment satisfaction: Self-reported clinical data collected included: 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.

This study was approved by the local institutional ethics committee. These findings were consistent with those reported in the U. Latest Content Archive Authors About. We only request your email address so that the person you are recommending the page to knows that you wanted them to see it, and that it is not junk mail.

Clinical and socio-economic correlates of quality of life and treatment satisfaction in patients with type 2 diabetes. As in other studies, 17 we found that lower self-rated mental and physical health status on the SF scores were correlated with lower treatment satisfaction, although they were not found significant in the multiple regression model. Int J Clin Pract ; Some studies have demonstrated improved clinical outcomes in patients treated in diabetic clinics.


We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. The mean score of the DTSQ was 4. Published by Oxford University Press.

The socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the study participants are shown in Table 1. We also thank Professor Clare Bradley for permission to use her measures and Rosalind Plowright for constructive comments on the dttsq of the DTSQ in multicultural settings. Those with a higher health status, macrovascular complications and who had received diabetes education were more satisfied with their diabetes treatment. A multivariate linear regression model with stepwise elimination was constructed in order to identify independent variables associated with treatment satisfaction.

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

The Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire. Quality of care of people with type 2 diabetes in eight European countries: Multiple linear regression for the association between treatment satisfaction and clinical parameters, treatment factors, difficulties in adherence and socio-demographic parameters.

Factors that influence treatment satisfaction are difficult to assess because of the inter relations among them. Several studies have investigated factors associated with diabetes treatment satisfaction.

A cross-cultural South African perspective Reliable and valid multicultural instruments are important in multicultural societies that are typical of modern cities, and clinicians, using psychosocial assessments, need to ensure that their diagnostic and screening tools are appropriate. As a result, we counted DTSQ scores of people who did not have a score in the total sample database. Health-related quality of life and treatment satisfaction in Dutch patients with type 2 diabetes.

Patients who have received diabetes education were more satisfied than those who did not. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. We did not include treatment setting in the multivariate analyses because there was no statistically significant univariate association, and moreover because of the heterogeneity in healthcare organisation between the eight countries.


Therefore, patients who have difficulties in adherence with medications and follow-up visits, as well as patients who are treated with insulin and have diabetes complications, should be targeted as a unique group among diabetic patients. 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.

Diabetes treatment satisfaction questionnaire. 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 not differ between the different insulin regimens. Citing articles via Web of Science GEHMR received an unrestricted research grant from Sanofi-Aventis and fees from Novo Nordisk for consultancy and lecturing, outside the submitted work. Measures of psychological well-being and treatment satisfaction developed from the responses of people with tablet-treated diabetes.

This is supported by the finding of an earlier study, where researchers found that patients with incident diabetes-related comorbidity were more intensively treated. This could reflect the Israeli health care system of treating diabetic patients, which takes place in the primary care setting, with referral of complex patients to diabetes clinics for consultation. Relationship between treatment satisfaction and socio-demographic parameters. Add to Selected Citations. Therefore, our aim was to investigate factors associated with treatment satisfaction in patients with T2DM on insulin therapy.

DTSQ items two and three assess glycaemic control rather than satisfaction perceived hyperglycaemia and perceived hypoglycaemia.