The BMI correlates with the amount of fat in a person’s body; a BMI between 25 and 29.9 is considered overweight, 30 or higher is considered obese. Find out your BMI by using our Body Mass Calculator:
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.
Your BMI Score is:
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Please note that you must be prepared to make substantial changes in eating habits and lifestyle. If you meet the following criterias and would benefit from bariatric surgery, please contact us.
- 100 pounds or more over your ideal body weight
- A Body Mass Index (BMI)* of 40kg/m2 or 35-39.9 with co-morbidities (Use our Body Mass Calculator to determine you BMI.)
- Failure at previous weight loss attempts
- Limitations in daily activities, such as performing job duties and caring for your family