Skip to comments.Former world's fattest man begs for NHS operation to remove folds of skin after losing 40 STONE
Posted on 11/25/2011 8:33:02 PM PST by thecodont
A British man who at one time was the fattest in the world is pleading with the NHS to remove unsightly flaps of flesh after he managed to lose more than half of his body weight.
Paul Mason, 50, who weighed 60 stone two years ago, underwent a gastric bypass after he was told he otherwise faced certain death.
But he has been left with rolls of unsightly excess skin after the extreme weight loss and now needs an operation to remove the flaps hanging from his stomach, arms and legs.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2066094/Former-worlds-fattest-man-begs-NHS-operation-remove-folds-skin-losing-40-STONE.html#ixzz1emYFobsi
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Conversion: 1 stone = 14 lbs. This means that the fellow in the article lost 40 stone or about 560 lbs.
I have worked with bariatric patients. Persoanlly I think the skin tailoring should be part of the bariatric package. They become skin mountains without the tailoring and carry somwhere between sixty and a hundred pounds of skin that they have to roll up and fold up to wear clothes.
840 lbs was the fattest in the world . . . ? I’ve heard of men weighing well in excess of 1,000 lbs. (That’s the average weight of male grizzly bears, IINM.)
This thread is awesome without pictures.
guy spends his time eating 10,000 calories a day and expects millions of dollars in remedial medical treatment? right.
That’s a lot of weight.
A striking resemblance to Karl Rove, wouldn’t you say?
So when he has to perform acts of bodily relief, does he just let go and they hose him down later?
Looks like he could fly.....seen those suits before!
With arms like that he could work in an elementary school cafeteria.
I'm surprised the EU doesn't fine the Daily Mail for using non-metric units.
maybe after five years of not putting any of the weight back on, maybe
Good Lord - how so they stay alive.
What gets me is their enablers. They are unable to get around and shop or cook - so who feeds them all that food?
He still needs to lose a hundred pounds
Is that Michael Moore’s long lost twin brother?
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