General Surgery Specialist Op. Dr. Ersun Topal gave information about metabolic surgery in type 2 diabetes.
“23 percent of health expenditures are diabetes mellitus”
Type 2 diabetes and obesity are the most serious health problems of our country. Topal, “We are the second in the world among OECD countries in diabetes and the first in Europe according to new statistics in obesity. According to a recent study, we spend 13.6 billion dollars a year due to type 2 diabetes and obesity-related diseases. In our country, we spend 13.6 billion dollars. 23 of them are spent on the treatment of diabetes” .