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Live808 Aloha Surgery KHON Living Healthy: Bariatric Surgery and Obesity - On July 14, 2015 Dr. Steven Fowler and Castle Medical Center were featured on KHON's Living 808 morning news show Living Healthy concerning Bariatric Surgery and Obesity. A video story on our patient Josh Hamilton was aired and then Dr. Fowler was interviewed by Trini Kaopuiki.  The six minute television segment was very informative and inspiring to anyone thinking about having bariatric surgery. Dr. Fowler's overall message in the interview was bariatric surgery is used as a tool in conjunction with a lifestyle change that will result in improved health. ...
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Understanding Obesity

Not all obesity is the same and the treatment is based on a calculation called the “Body Mass Index (BMI)”. The BMI does not account for ethnic variability or physical conditioning, but it can provide a quick approximate guide.


< 20 under weight
20-24.9 healthy weight
25-29.9 over weight
30-34.9 obesity
35-39.9 severe obesity
40-49.9 morbid obesity
> 50 super morbid obesity

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