Baptist Weight Loss Center
Obesity in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, with more than 60 percent of our population now overweight. More Americans are eating out, and many tend to put convenience and taste ahead of nutritional content. Being overweight and obese are known risk factors for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, gallbladder disease, degeneration of cartilage and bone joints, sleep apnea and some forms of cancer.
At the Baptist Weight Loss Center, bariatric physicians, surgeons and counselors offer surgical and non-surgical programs for your weight management needs.
What Are My Options Based On My BMI?
Baptist offers options to help individuals whose Body Mass Index (BMI) indicates they are either overweight or obese. BMI is the height-to-weight ratio of an individual and is determined by a mathematical formula. A BMI of 25 to 29.9 indicates an individual is overweight. A BMI of 30 or greater indicates an individual is obese.
If you are obese, it’s important that you get the right treatment. Obesity can lead to a number of serious health conditions, including:
- High blood pressure
- Heart disease
- Sleep apnea
Weight Loss Center Locations
6019 Walnut Grove RoadMemphis, TN 38120
7601 Southcrest ParkwaySouthaven, MS 38671
2520 North 5th StreetColumbus, MS 39705
1100 Belk BoulevardOxford, MS 38655
Baptist Nutrition and Bariatric Center at Mississippi Baptist Medical CenterMAP1190 N State St #204Jackson, MS 39202
6225 Humphrey's BlvdMemphis, TN 38120