Research advances in diabetes have led to increased therapeutic options for people with the condition. This has led to increasing levels of satisfaction among the consumers of these treatment options – people with diabetes. One aspect of satisfaction deals specifically with the person's evaluation of medical treatments. Treatment satisfaction typically varies depending on the range of therapeutic alternatives, their impact on health and well being, and the expectations of the consumer. In this article, Marcia A Testa looks at the relationship between expanding treatment options, increasing expectations, and consumer satisfaction and dissatisfaction.
therapy, lifestyle, treatment, satisfaction