A patient who has recently started treatment for acromegaly says, "I will be so glad to look like myself again!" Which of the following is the most appropriate response?
a. "I know you are looking forward to that."
b. "The process of reversing the effects of acromegaly is very slow."
c. "Treatment will keep your symptoms from getting worse but will not reverse all of them."
d. "These drugs can slow down the progression of acromegaly, but you will have additional bone enlargement."