Are you the Right Candidate
Qualifications for weight loss surgery is based on recommendations established by the National Institute of Health (NIH) to guide patient selection.
Generally, if you are committed to lifestyle changes, you may be considered for weight loss surgery based on the following indications:
1. Having a weight greater than 100lbs above ideal body weight
2. Having a body mass index (BMI) greater than 40
3. Having a BMI of 35-40 with obesity-related illnesses such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, or sleep apnea
4.Having failed previous weight loss attempts with a medically supervised program
5.Being well-informed and motivated