Eman Ahmed is not the heaviest woman in the world anymore. The Egyptian woman who is undergoing treatment in Mumbai has lost more than 100 kg in last three weeks.
She was weighing around 500 kg when she was brought to the Saifee Hospital for the special treatment.
Doctors said Ahmed is 380 kg now after the treatment of three weeks.
They also said she was able to sit up on her own for the first time in 25 years and they expect that she can stand on her feet soon.
While doctors set a goal of losing 50 kg in 25 days by dropping two kg every day, she surprised them by losing 100 kg in a matter of three weeks.
We thought she would lose around 50 kg, but were surprised to observe that she has lost more than 100 kgDr Muffazal Lakdawala, the bariatric surgeon treating Eman
According to him, she shed this much weight by following liquid diet and regular physiotherapy.
He added that it made her a suitable candidate for bariatric surgery.
Dr Muffazal said the surgery will happen soon.
Through medicines, we have tried our best to help her lose as much weight as possible. But medicine can’t help her reduce weight anymore. Now, we can only achieve the remaining goal through surgery.Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, the bariatric surgeon treating Eman
Her first surgery will be a sleeve bariatric surgery after which she will fly back to Alexandria, her homeland, to take rest and will be kept there under observation.
The money for her surgery has been collected through crowd-sourcing by the hospital authorities. As of now, around 60 lakh has been collected.