Is this for me Bellanger
Is weight loss surgery right for me?
Candidate Profile You may be a candidate for obesity surgery if:
You have a BMI (body mass index) of 40 or more (about 80 pounds overweight for women, 100 pounds overweight for men)
You have a BMI between 35 and 40 and a serious obesity-related disease (such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high serum lipids, high cholesterol, asthma, sleep apnea, GERD, arthritis, or coronary artery disease)
You understand the lifestyle changes that weight loss surgery will require
You have been unsuccessful at maintaining weight loss through diet and exercise
Please reference the Ideal Body Weight Chart to determine if you are possibly obese or morbidly obese and a candidate for weight loss surgery.
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Our office is proud to offer our patients a new and alternative form of weight management. The gastric (stomach) balloon fills the treatment gap between traditional diet programs and medications, and that of weight loss surgery. The [...]
“After I had surgery and changed my life style, I am now at 130 pounds. I am the healthiest and happiest I have been in years since Dr. Bellanger performed my gastric bypass. I wanted to lose 80-85 lbs. and I have lost 81.
My surgery was performed at Vista Surgical Hospital in Baton Rouge, their entire staff was extremely nice and understanding.”