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Can you tell me about the standard BMI requirements for gastric bypass?

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Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics

In brief: BMI requirement

If you are healthy and have no medical problems, you need a bmi of 40 or greater. If you have some medical problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, etc.
, you need a bmi of 35 or higher. You cannot be a smoker either.

In brief: BMI requirement

If you are healthy and have no medical problems, you need a bmi of 40 or greater. If you have some medical problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, etc.
, you need a bmi of 35 or higher. You cannot be a smoker either.
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