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Obese man wants to slim down and find a wife

Dubai: Maybe it’s the Valentine season, but an extremely large Emirati who weighs 250kg underwent a delicate stomach surgery because he said he wants to find a mate.

Mohanna Ahmad, 28, said his main motivation to lose weight was that he wanted to get married. He underwent a three-hour laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery, which cut the stomach from a three-litre bag, to a mere quarter litre size.

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From 180 to 90kg

The young Emirati, then 25, weighed about 180kg (nearly 400 pounds). Now half that weight, Ahmed says friends and family barely recognise him.

Ahmed lost his flab after consulting Dr Gabi Wazz, a general surgeon at Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Centre in Dubai.

Dr Wazz’ procedures — like gastric band or bypass operations — help patients shed pounds quickly. These days business here is up 600 per cent, says Dr Wazz probably because obesity in this nation is also on the rise.

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ADDRESS: DR. SULAIMAN HABIB MEDICAL CENTRE

DUBAI HEALTHCARE CITY, DUBAI

505005 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

 

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العنوان: مركز د. سليمان حبيب الطبي

مدينة دبي الطبية، دبي

505005 الإمارات العربية المتحدة

 

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