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World's Fattest Man Takes the Life-Saving Gastric Bypass Route

by Tanya Thomas on  January 19, 2010 at 8:56 AM Obesity News   - G J E 4
 World's Fattest Man Takes the Life-Saving Gastric Bypass Route
It has emerged that the world's fattest man, Paul Mason, has undergone a life-saving surgery to reduce his weight.

The 48-year-old, who weighed 70 stone in October, had a gastric bypass to make his stomach smaller and stop him from eating himself to death, reports the Daily Star.
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Mason has been bedridden for the last eight years and was eating 20,000 calories a day, eight times more than the maximum requirement for adult men.

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It is believed Mason used to gorge three family-sized takeaways in a night.

Last week Mason was brought to hospital in Chichester, West Sussex and is expected to be released after a month.

Source: ANI
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