- Letter of medical necessity from my primary care physican, must have current height, weight, BMI, and co-morbid condtions related to morbid obesity.
- Psychological Evalutaion and Clearance with a licensed psychologist.
- Diet History created by patient with past weight loss attempts.
- Surgeon's Consult.
As I began to write out my Diet History I could see how illnesses had affected my weight. I don't want to die young. Its really important to me that I get the band, and get healthy. I want to get away from all the health risks in my life, Heart disease, Diabetes, High Blood pressure. This has got to happen. Its a matter of life or death.