Bariatric surgery is for people who are severely overweight and have been unable to achieve long-term weight loss through diet and exercise. For many, it may offer hope for improved health, a longer lifespan and a better quality of life.

In this webinar, Harlan L. Opie, MD, bariatric surgeon at Olathe Medical Center, will discuss the qualifications for surgery, treatment options and nutritional guidelines after surgery.

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Are you a candidate for bariatric surgery?

If you answer yes to all three of these questions, you may be a good candidate for bariatric surgery.

  1. Are you between the ages of 18 and 60?
  2. Are you 100 pounds or more overweight, with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 or greater? Click here to use our BMI calculator.
  3. Have you tried, without success, other weight-loss therapies, such as diet, exercise, medications, etc.?

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