Quote Originally Posted by nursebee View Post
I work on the GOP floor, minimal lap band exposure. Nurses with more years than me (and some surgeons) remember problems with prior lap band systems. They are doing more of them now. Great marketing programs on TV ought to have more folks searching them out. Link is for BMI calcs. Yours was just above 40 prior to OR.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/bmi_tbl.htm
I missed this before. My BMI at its highest was 45-46... Surgery was at 42 and I am currently at 35. Slowly but surely im on the way to 27 (180#). I cant see myself being under 180#. I am slightly over 5'9"

JoeMcc