What is Morbidly Obesity?
Morbidly obesity is a serious health condition in which a person has BMI greater than 35. These morbidly obese people are at higher risk for illness including high BP, diabetes, gallstones, heart disease, gastric problems, sleep apnea and cancer.
Am I Morbidly Obese?
There are many factors that are considered to qualify for weight loss surgery, follow these simple guidelines below:
- Patient age should be over 18 years
- Patient BMI is over 40
- Patient BMI is over 35 with one or more comorbid conditions.