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Weight-Loss Surgery: Who is a Candidate?

It is imperative that you have reasonable expectations and are fully aware of the commitment necessary before considering bariatric surgery. There are several factors that determine candidacy for Gastric Bypass surgery:

  • Candidates typically have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 or over.
  • Candidates often have a life-threatening condition, a genetic condition, or other ailments including sleep apnea, diabetes or high blood pressure.
  • Candidates must have tried, and failed, many previous weight-loss attempts.