Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For Me?
You may qualify for weight loss surgery if you:
- Have a BMI of 40
- Have a BMI between 35 and 40 with at least two co-existing medical problems related to obesity such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes (If you have type 2 Diabetes, you may qualify with a BMI as low as 30), or obstructive sleep apnea
- Are able to show serious past attempt to lose weight medically, through exercise, or programs such as Weight Watchers
- Have no significant physical, medical, emotional or psychological problems that may make surgery unnecessarily risky
- Are able to participate in treatment and long-term follow-up