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There are several medically accepted criteria for defining morbid obesity. You are likely morbidly obese if you are:
Even if you do not meet these above criteria, you may be eligible for weight loss surgery. In 2010, the FDA approved the Lap-Band AP® System for patients with a BMI of 30 or greater and significant co-morbidities. To see the report – click here.
Enter your height and weight to calcluate your BMI (Body Mass Index). The results of the BMI (Body Mass Index) calculations are displayed below. Note that these are approximate values, and are intended to be used only as a rough guide.
*Disclaimer: All weight loss claims are due to surgery. Results will vary by person and are based upon the patient, the surgery type and the compliance with the aftercare program.