Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?
If you have attempted but failed to lose weight through supervised diet changes and exercise, you may be a candidate for this procedure. To benefit from bariatric surgery, one must also be committed to making long-term lifestyle changes such as healthy diet and regular exercise.
Calculate your BMI
To be a considered a candidate for weight loss surgery, you must present a BMI (body mass index) of 35-40, along with one or more health problems related to obesity, such as high blood pressure, sleep apnea, diabetes mellitus, osteoarthritis and other problems.