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Weight loss surgery support group meetings are open to patients enrolled in Baystate Health's bariatric surgery program.
Louisa Rurka put herself on the back burner to tend to the needs of others. When her health suffered, she decided to put herself first and make a change.
In order to qualify for bariatric surgery, you must meet the following BMI (body mass index) criteria: 35 or higher with comorbidity or 40 or higher without comorbidity. Comorbidity means that you have another illness or disorder in addition to obesity. Examples include diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, or fatty liver.