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My BMI ranges 30-34 depending on intensity of dieting & exercises I do in a year.Healthy otherwise with BP & Asthma.Should I go for barriatic surgery?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery is reserved for individuals with BMI > 40 or with BMI> 35 and serious health problems linked to obesity .
Individuals with BMI> 30 and serious health problems linked to obesity can have gastric band. https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/weight-control/bariatric-surgery/Pages/potential-candidates.aspx

In brief: Bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery is reserved for individuals with BMI > 40 or with BMI> 35 and serious health problems linked to obesity .
Individuals with BMI> 30 and serious health problems linked to obesity can have gastric band. https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/weight-control/bariatric-surgery/Pages/potential-candidates.aspx
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Worth considering.

It may be worth considering bariatric surgery if you've given the earnest effort to lose weight as you've described.

In brief: Worth considering.

It may be worth considering bariatric surgery if you've given the earnest effort to lose weight as you've described.
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