• Pink Pink
    April 27, 2011
    I would like to lose 30 lbs. My weigth is 164 lbs and I am 4"11.
    Pink Pink
    April 27, 2011

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    June 05, 2011
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    April 27, 2011

    Hi Pink,

    Your BMI is 33, putting you in the obese weight category (BMI >30). If you've tried diets and exercises in the past and have failed to keep your weight off, then you may want to explore weight-loss surgery and see if it is right for you.

     

    Recently the FDA approved the LAP-BAND from Allergan for people who have 30lbs or more to lose, a BMI of 30-40, and at least one comorbidity (such as asthma, diabetes, or hypertension). You can read about this in my sharepost: http://www.healthcentral.com/obesity/c/276918/138712/comorbidity-loss

     

    Good luck with whatever you decide to do!


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