Do I Qualify?

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To answer this question, you must be evaluated by an experienced bariatric surgeon. Be aware that the surgery is a tool to help you lose weight and become healthy. However, you may be a potential candidate if you meet the following conditions:

  1. If you weigh more than 100 lbs. (50Kg.) over you ideal body weight.
  2. Body Mass Index (B.M.I) of over 40.
  3. Have a B.M.I of over 35 and are experiencing severe negative health effects, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, sleep apnea or joint damage.
  4. If you are unable to achieve a healthy body weight for sustained period of time, even though medically supervised dieting.

Body mass index (B.M.I.) is measure of body fat based on height and weight. It is a very accurate mechanism to determine when extra pounds make you a potential candidate for a bariatric surgery.

This calculator allows you to determine your body mass index.

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