Are you a Candidate for Lap Band Surgery?
Obesity can have many causes including heredity, metabolic disorders, as well as social and emotional eating habits. Regardless of the causes, morbid obesity greatly increases the chance of developing health conditions that can result in significant physical, mental and social disabilities, and in some cases death. If you think your weight might negatively impact your health, our BMI Calculator can help determine if you are a candidate for gastric banding.
- BMI calculator shows your body mass index is 31 or higher
- Suffer from other conditions such as severe sleep apnea, diabetes or heart problems
- Overweight for more than 5 years
- Unable to sustain weight loss from various diet attempts
- Willing to change your lifestyle and eating habits
- Do not drink alcohol to excess