St. David’s HealthCare offers free seminars to answer questions and explain the benefits of bariatric surgery.

Bariatric surgery may be an option for those who:

  • Are more than 100 pounds over ideal body weight
  • Have a BMI of over 40
  • Are unable to achieve a healthy body weight for a sustained period of time, even through medically supervised dieting
  • Have a BMI over 35 and experience negative health effects such as high blood pressure or diabetes, related to weight

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