I'm 55 years old and currently weigh 175 am I an candidate for Orbera? I have hypertension and on the verge of diabetes?

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Am I a candidate for Orbera balloon?

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Hi. Thank you for your question. Not knowing more besides your weight, I will tell you who is a candidate for the balloon. Regardless of age, the Orbera balloon is approved for patients with a BMI of 30-40. It can, however, and off label, be used with different BMI's. You can expect to lose 30-40 pounds during the treatment. I hope this helps. 

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