Being proud of your body is important. But being at a healthy body weight is also extremely important. Obesity is a common disease among many in this world, and it’s killing more and more people every day.
Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, 37, was considered to be the world’s heaviest and has sadly passed away on Monday due to complications from her weight, according to People.com. She suffered from heart disease and kidney malfunction.
Over this past year, Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty was the center of a worldwide mission to get her help to lose serious weight. She weighed about 1,102 lbs. A campaign was created for her, called the Save Eman Cause.
She was crying every day and the campaign was meant to attract the attention of Mumbai-based bariatric surgeon Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala.
The surgeon ended up taking on Abd El Aty’s case right away. In February the woman was airlifted from her home in Egypt and transferred to India for surgery.
This was the first time she had left her bed in about two decades. She was unable to move because of her weight and a debilitating stroke that she suffered for two years before that.
Abd El Aty went through a successful surgery, a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery, back in March and dropped a whopping 713 lbs.
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