*Where would you like to go for your surgery appointments?
BMC in Springfield
BFMC in Greenfield
*What are the two types of bariatric surgery we perform?
Gastric Bypass and Gastric Band
Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass
Gastric Band and Sleeve Gastrectomy
*Who is your first appointment with?
Physicians Assistant PA
*Who are the key players on the bariatric team?
Behavioral Health, Nutrition, Cardiology
You, The Medical Team, Nutrition, Behavioral Health
Cardiology, Nutrition, The Medical Team
*True or False: Weight loss surgery is considered elective
*Are you required to quit smoking?
*The Baritastic App will help you through this journey. Which of the following does the app NOT do?
Provide access to recipes and support groups
*True or False: Weight loss surgery risks include nausea, vomiting, and dehydration.
*True or False: You will need to take supplements for the rest of your life after surgery.
*True or False: After weight loss surgery you are more likely to become pregnant unexpectedly.
*Which bariatric surgery video did you watch?
*Type your first and last name as agreement that you have watched this video in full.
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.