Am I a Candidate?

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 attempts 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

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