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Know Your B.M.I.

Your Height (in C.M.):
Your Weight (in K.G.):
Your B.M.I.:
This Means:

Am I a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery ? Step 1

Your Body mass index BMI is the initial factor that determines whether you will qualify for weight loss Surgery.

Use Know Your B.M.I. Tool (Left side of this page) to calculate your BMI.

Bariatric Surgery is an option for you if:-

  • BMI is >37.5 with out co morbidities.
  • BMI between 32.5-37.5 with serious weight related problems such type 2 Diabetes, High blood pressure, Arthritis or Sleep apnea.
  • In some special cases, you may qualify for certain types of weight loss surgeries if BMI is 30 and above and you have serious co-morbid health problems.
  • Family history of Co-morbid health conditions related to morbid obesity.
    Co-morbid health conditions related to morbid obesity are-
    • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    • Asthma
    • Hypertension
    • Hyper cholesterolemia
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Coronary artery disease
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Gall stones
    • Urinary stress in continence
    • Dysmenorrhea or Amenorrhea
    • Infertility
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Deep vein Thrombosis
    • Depression
    • Stroke
    • Colon Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Endometrial Cancer
    • Gall bladder Cancer
    • Gastro - Esophageal Reflux disease (GERD)
  • If you are in the age group of 18-65 years.
  • All other methods of weight loss (exercise, dietary, medicines etc.) have failed to deliver a lasting solution.
  • Unable to do routine activities due to severe obesity.

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