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Surgical Weight Loss Information Session- Tucson- Virtual- October 10th

Mountain Standard Time | Arizona

If you have committed to a healthy diet and exercise routine but have not been able to meet your weight loss goals, it may be time to consider surgical weight loss.

In addition to continuing your commitment to lifelong healthy living, the following are general guidlines for surgical candidates:

  • A body mass index (BMI) of 35 is considered for surgery when it is accompanied by obesity-related illnesses like diabetes, hypertension or sleep apnea.
  • BMIs of more than 40 are eligible for surgery based on weight alone.
  • When other methods have not been successful and obesity is a threat to your health.
  • Patients with substance abuse or mental health disorders, women who may become pregnant and those with health conditions that make them a medical risk are not candidates for surgery.

Before we can schedule your consultation with our bariatric surgeons, you must attend a free mandatory information session. These information sessions are for individuals (and their friends and families) interested in learning more about the surgical weight loss options available at the Banner University Medical Center Tucson Center for Bariatric Surgery. You will also learn about our program requirements and how to navigate the insurance approval process.

The use of Microsoft Teams is required for participation in this class.

Please use the following steps to join the meeting once you have received your invitation:

Joining by Computer
Select Join Microsoft Teams Meeting in your meeting invite to be taken to a page where you can choose to either join on the web or download the desktop app. If you already have the Teams app, the meeting will open there automatically.

If you don’t have a Teams account and the organizer has allowed it, you may have the option to enter your name to join the meeting as a guest. If you do have a Teams account, select Sign in to join with access to the meeting chat and more. Then, depending on the organizer’s settings, you may join the meeting right away or go to the lobby where people in the meeting can admit you.

Joining by Mobile Device
Note: Try to download the app before the meeting starts. It might take a minute or two, depending on your internet connection.

To get the best of Teams meetings on mobile, including audio, video, and content sharing, you’ll need to download and install the Teams mobile app.

If you have the app, select Join Microsoft Teams Meeting in the meeting invite to open the app and join the meeting. If you don’t have the app, you’ll be taken to the app store where you can download it.

If you don’t have a Teams account, select Join as a guest and enter your name to join the meeting as a guest. If you have a Teams account, select Sign in and join to join with access to the meeting chat and more. Depending on the organizer’s settings, you may join the meeting right away or go to the lobby where someone else can admit you.

Fee
$0
10/10/2022 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
BANNER UNIVERTSITY MEDICAL CENTER TUCSON - VIRTUAL
VIRTUAL
1501 N CAMPBELL AVE
Tucson, AZ 85724
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