You are an ideal candidate for a weight loss procedure if you:
Undergoing a weight loss procedure is not a quick fix. It also has potential risks. The options available at Northside Hospital are intended for patients that have a long history of obesity and whose efforts to lose weight have resulted in repeated failure and frustration. Consult with your health care provider to determine the best option for you.
|Bariatric Procedure||Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator and Additional Qualifications|
|Gastric Balloon||BMI of 30-40|
|Adjustable Gastric Band||BMI ≥40, or BMI≥30 with at least 1 or more obesity-related medical conditions|
|Sleeve/Bypass||BMI ≥40, or BMI≥35 with at least 1 or more obesity-related medical conditions|
|Duodenal Switch||BMI ≥45|
For people who have been obese for years, the decision to undergo weight loss surgery or other bariatric procedures is life changing. Surgical and non-surgical weight loss options are designed to treat obesity by changing the amount of food a person can consume and, therefore, reducing the amount of food a patient needs to feel satisfied. A few of Northside’s Center for Weight Loss patients discuss their journey.
Whether you are interested in surgical weight loss or medical weight loss, we need to get some information from you so we can help you start your weight loss journey.
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