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Weight Loss Options| UnityPoint Health Quad Cities

Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

To be considered as a candidate for surgery, most insurances require that certain criteria be met. The following is a list of qualifications which may apply to you:

  • BMI greater than 40.
  • BMI of 35 to 39.9 with one or more obesity-related diseases or problems, also known as co-morbid conditions.
  • Documented efforts at weight-loss through a medically safe, well-balanced diet.
  • Absence of other medical conditions that would make surgery unsafe.
  • A willingness to lose weight and make changes in your eating habits and physical activity.
  • Must be willing to stop frequent eating and drinking of high-calorie foods and beverages.
  • You must be evaluated by a psychologist trained in bariatric psychology.
  • You must be willing to increase physical activity and exercise as weight loss occurs.
  • A commitment to yourself and your surgeon to keep regularly scheduled appointments. 

Learn more about Trinity's surgical weight loss solutions by attending one of its monthly seminars. Call (309) 779-2500 to find out when seminars are offered and to register.