Becoming the person she wanted to be
‘This surgery is not just ‘here’s a fix’ ‘
‘The real power of these operations is the ability to alter physiology’
- Having a BMI of at least 35 or 120% of the 95th percentile for your age and sex, plus a clinically significant disease associated with your obesity, such as sleep apnea or hypertension;
- Or having a BMI of at least 40 or 140% of the 95th percentile for your age and sex; and no associated health condition is required but is commonly present.
‘This is something that we should be offering early’