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Am I Obese?

Answering this question may give you the courage you need to take the first step. Below are tools you can use to determine if you are morbidly obese and potentially a candidate for weight loss surgery.

BMI For Adults Calculator

There are several medically accepted criteria for defining morbid obesity. You are likely morbidly obese if you are: more than 100 lbs. over your ideal body weight, or  have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of over 40, or have a BMI of over 35 and are experiencing severe negative health effects, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, related to being severely overweight.

Select Weight Reduction Treatment Options

Based on health risk, what treatments are available for you?

  • Underweight – Healthful eating and/or moderate deficit diet, increased physical activity and lifestyle change strategies.
  • Normal – All the above plus low calorie diet
  • Overweight  – All the above plus pharmacotherapy
  • Obese – All the above plus surgical intervention