GlossaryBariatric surgery: (Etymology: Greek words "baros," meaning "weight," and "iatrikos," meaning "medicine") is the term for a surgery that helps you lose weight.
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: the most common surgical weight loss procedure that decreases stomach volume and nutritionally bypasses the normal food stream.
Body Mass Index (BMI): BMI is calculated as weight (in kilograms)/height squared (in meters).
Hyperlipidaemia: Excessive amount of fat in the blood.
Hypertension: Increase in blood pressure.
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