Determining whether or not you should try weight loss surgery with Tyler Bariatrics is an incredibly important moment in your life. In order to make your decision, you first need to know your Body Mass Index, or BMI. It is simply a number calculated from height and weight. The medical community uses BMI to determine how overweight a person is.
Ultimately, the decision on appropriateness for surgery requires consultation with a bariatric surgeon, however, we can provide our general guidelines.
You may be a candidate for either Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy if:
- Your BMI is 40 or greater
- OR your BMI is 30 or greater and you have diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, or certain other medical conditions diagnosed by a physician.
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