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12 July 2011

Obese man in court for surgery

A British man weighing 139 kilograms launched a court appeal against a decision to refuse him state-funded obesity surgery because he is not fat enough.

A British man weighing 139 kilograms launched a court appeal against a decision to refuse him state-funded obesity surgery because he is not fat enough.

The former policeman became obese due to drugs he takes to treat long term diabetes. He takes 28 different drugs and uses breathing masks and inhalers.

 
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