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The minimum requirements for recommending bariatric surgery as a treatment option:

100 pounds or more above ideal body weight or a BMI of 40 or greater

BMI of 35 or greater with one or more obesity-related health condition

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This Web site is a good place to begin researching the risks and benefits of weight loss surgery.


Talking ti your primary care physician, physician specialist of family physician is a good next step. 


Remember, there is much

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is measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.


BMI does not differentiate between body fat

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