Eman, World’s heaviest woman, dies in Abu Dhabi  

by International | 25-09-2017 | 938 views

Abu Dhabi : Eman Ahmed, the world’s heaviest woman who underwent a weight-loss surgery in Mumbai earlier this year, passed away in Abudhabi on Monday morning, just a week after celebrating her 37th birthday.

Officilas from the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi confirmed the news, adding that numerous co-morbid conditions including heart disesas and kidney dysfunction resulted in her death.

Eman Ahmed, a resident of Alexandria, Egypt, was brought to Mumbai Saifee Hospital for weight-loss treatment and transferred to Burjeel Hospital on May 4 after spending three months in Mumbai.

The 37 year old weighed 504 kg when she arrived in Mumbai on February and considered the world heaviest woman. Doctors at Saifee said the bariatric surgery and diet regime they gave Eman helped her lose 300 kg.

“She had been under the supervision of a medical team of over doctors from different specialties who were managing her medical condition from the time she arrived in the UAE. Our prayers and heartfelt condolences go out to her family,” said the Burjeel Hospital.

Previously, doctors had shared videos of her recovery, claiming that she was healing three times faster than they had planned.

Dr. Yassin El Shahat, chief medical officer of Abu Dhabi based Burjeel Hospital had said by the end of stage two of her treatment, Eman will feed herself by mouth and use an electric wheel chair after achieving a reasonable weight loss by strict diet regimen.   




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